The Bass Mant

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I am reading”The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant” by WD Wetherell and I am on page five. This book is about a 14 year old boy having a crush on a girl named Sheila Mant. Throughout the story he does many things to get her attention. As the story goes on he is stuck between two choices. Which one will he choose? In this paper I will be questioning and connecting.

Will the boy choose the fish or Sheila? Here are a few reasons why he would choose the girl. First, he was constantly trying to impress her. He would swim laps in the river while she was tanning on a float. Once he was done with the laps he would perform his best dive off the diving board. This evidence was found on page one. While they were on their way to the concert in the canoe
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The boy was caught between Sheila and the bass. He decided that the surpassing option was going to be the girl. He thought that if he reeled in the fish it would ruin the moment he was having with Sheila. He also knew Sheila did not like fishing so he did not want that to get in the way of them being together. So he tried to cover it up as if he was not fishing, and pretended to ignore the fish. After things didn't work out with Sheila at the concert he started to feel regret. He wished he would have chosen the fish because it would have been the biggest largemouth bass he would have caught. Stated on page three. He was also depressed because things with Sheila did not work out. If you have to pretend to be someone else to meet a person's expectations, most likely that person is not for you. He was also feeling regret because him not pulling in the fish was slowly breaking his fishing pole. The same fishing pole that he took with him everywhere he went. Just like the boy I was caught between two different choices. I was caught between my family and my friends. One day my family was planning on spending the night together to hang out and play board games. My friend’s asked me to hang out that same night though. I was caught between spending time with my family or my friends. I decided that I would have a more enjoyable night hanging out with my friends. Although when I made this

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