The River Runs Through It Essay

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Paul and Norman grew up in the same household, with the same values, but from their fishing styles, to their jobs and educations, to their social lives, their differences amount to those of night and day. While boys, young in age and mindsets, Paul and Norman learned to fish from Mr. Maclean. This factor had vast significance because, in this preacher's family, a clear line between fishing and religion had no presence. Mr. Maclean taught his sons the conventional four-count. As Paul matured, he converted, from using the common four-count, to something a bit more innovative, shadow casting. The technique wasn't the only thing he altered. He also caught fish for quality, which leaked with palpability when he told Norman he aspired to catch the most prevalent fish in the river. Another exceptionally nontraditional detail about Paul's fishing has to deal with the fact that he took incredible risks. This trait had particular obviousness when he went into the rapids in order to catch the fish of his dreams. Traditionalistic in his fishing style, unlike his brother, Paul used the four-count all of his life. Paul slightly stunned him when he when changed to shadow casting. Another difference in their fishing is, Norman caught for quantity, and he never tried to catch a big fish. He just got any fish that came to his line. Also, Norman took great caution while at the river; he stayed close to shore any time he fished. He even had a little resistance when Paul told him to step farther out in order to catch more fish. Tremendously nontraditional describes Paul's fishing, but when it came to his job and education, traditionalism ruled. He, along with a great majority of children his age went to public schools. Not very many kids got home schooled. During mid teens, Paul chose to work as a lifeguard so he could hit on all of the girls. When time came to pick a college, Paul chose to go to a community college. Later in life, Paul pursued journalism for a...
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