Eng 112-Metaphor

Eng 112-Metaphor - Nicholas Connolly Eng 112 Dr. Rees...

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Nicholas Connolly Eng 112 Dr. Rees 1/20/2009 Metaphor For Life Life is like sailing, you have to keep the boat flat to stay afloat. Sailing is a very technical sport that takes teamwork, and if the teamwork fails, the boat will sink. Having sailed all of my life, I can relate many experiences to this metaphor. I have had my ups and downs in life, and while sailings I have been very successful and have also failed more than I have wished to. In sailing, keeping the balance of the boat is the most important job one has to do. If you start to lean more to one side than the other, the boat will flip over and capsize. Having a capsized boat is the biggest disadvantage of sailing because you’re immobile. The characteristics that this metaphor reveals are, if you live a balanced life, whether it’s with your family, your religion, or your job you will stay afloat. Many times in life the reason why you fall and go through tough times is because you loose your balance and spend too much time with one aspect of your life and not
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Savoie during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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