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    The Swimmer

    The Swimmer by S.J. Butler Fear is a feeling we all posses. You can be afraid of spiders, heights or maybe even something as common as water. Every human mind is different, and we all have our own fear and struggles. The short story “The Swimmer” (2011), written by S.J. Butler, is a story about […] More

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    Symbolism Analysis of the Swimmer

    n the Swimmer the character (Neddy) swims through several pools on a journey he believes would “enlarge and celebrate its beauty” (251). These pools and the journey he swims symbolize the passing of time and the deterioration of his health. He began his journey feeling as though he was young and strong, “he seemed to […] More

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    The Cuban Swimmer and Religion

    Margarita Suárez, a 19-year-old swimmer, is competitively swimming in a race from San Pedro to San Catalina while her family guides her way from a boat. With the support and on-going praise of her loved ones and her passion for the sport, Margarita Suárez vigorously pushes herself through the cold Pacific Ocean not only to […] More