# english

John took off his helmet, turnout gear, and boots in the truck room and hung the jacket on his assigned peg. Just above the peg was a handmade label that read, ‘FF#121 Wilson.’ John still felt a sudden surge of pride every time he looked at the label. His father would be proud too, he reminded himself. After 32 years and a couple of million fires, his father still had the passion for it in his blood until the end.

It was still an hour before dinner, so John washed up and settled down in the old worn chair beside the phone to do what he always did after returning from a fire call. He dialed each digit and then waited. ‘Hullo’ a tiny voice finally answered. John was happy to hear the sound of the voice he had heard only in his head for the past two hours. ‘Daddy, have you been on a fire?’ the inquisitive child asked. ‘As a matter of fact, I have son.’ John returned. ‘Wow Dad, I can’t wait until I get big, so I can fight fires too.’ ‘I know, Son.’

1.What motivated John to become a firefighter?

2.How does his motivation reflect his character and relationship with his father?

could you help me answer these questions or show me where i can find them

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. 👁
4. ℹ️
5. 🚩
1. John still felt a sudden surge of pride every time he looked at the label. His father would be proud too, he reminded himself. After 32 years and a couple of million fires, his father still had the passion for it in his blood until the end.

1. 👍
2. 👎
3. ℹ️
4. 🚩
👤
Ms. Sue

## Similar Questions

1. ### math algebra 1

just need a little help Task 2 John, Rick, and Molli paint a room together. a. Pick a reasonable amount of time in which the three friends can paint the room together. Also pick a reasonable amount of time in which John can paint

2. ### math

Please help me ASAP!!! I HAVE NO IDEA HOW TO DO THIS!!!! John, Rick, and Molli can paint a room working together in 6 hours. Alone, John can paint the room in 12 hours. If Rick works alone, he can paint the room in 15 hours. Write

3. ### English

Please check my answer thank you very much, (1)John was nice looking, and he did well in school. (2) however, John was also known for having a volatile personality. (3) one day, when his track coach criticized him, John lost his

4. ### algebra

The regional manager of a chain of department stores created the following stem-and-leaf plot showing the number of pairs of boots at each of the stores: I 0 I I 1 I 7 8 I 2 I 0 5 8 I 3 I 4 4 7 8 I 4 I 0 I 5 I I 6 I Key: 1 I 7 =

1. ### trig

A gear with a radius of 32 centimeters is turning at pi/9 radians/sec. What is the linear speed (velocity) at a point on the outer edge of the gear?

2. ### English

Read this excerpt from "The Lady of Shalott" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Which line marks the climax in the poem? His broad clear brow in sunlight glow'd; (On burnish'd hooves his war horse trode) From underneath his helmet flow'd

3. ### Physics

A 1230 -kg car is pushing an out-of-gear 2180 -kg truck that has a dead battery. When the driver steps on the accelerator, the drive wheels of the car push horizontally against the ground with a force of 4420N . The rolling

4. ### physics

A truck is stopped at a stoplight. When the light turns green, the truck accelerates at 2.5 m/s squared. At the same instant, a car passes the truck going 15 m/s. Where and when does the truck catch up with the car?

the sales tax rate is 6.9% A: find the tax paid for a pair of boots with a list price of \$128 B: what is the total cost of the boots PLZ HELP VERY URGENT AND IM SUPER STUMPED!!!!!!!

2. ### physics

In Fig, a runaway truck with failed brakes is moving downgrade at 160 km/h just before the driver steers the truck up a frictionless emergency escape ramp with an inclination of è = 11°. The truck's mass is 1.5 x 104 kg. (a)

3. ### physics

Q2. A box rests on the (frictionless) bed of a truck. The truck driver starts the truck and accelerates forward. The box immediately starts to slide toward the rear of the truck. Discuss the motion of the box, in terms of

4. ### math

Solve the following automotive-services problem. In first gear, or low gear, an automobile's engine runs about three times as fast as the drive shaft. In second gear, the engine does not have to run as fast; usually it runs about