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Penn State Universtiy

Spring Semester, 1998

Home Page Theme Project

Survival: Human's Drive to Continue On


Written by: Christy Graybill, Dave Kennon, and Melissa Uglow

A common theme in literature is the idea of surviving the difficult aspects of life. This page will explore the idea of the drive to survive, beating the odds, and related topics. We will be incorporating themes of survival thourgh quotes, movie clips, pictures, poems, and music.




For our group survival is...not giving in

doing enough to get by

not losing a sense of ones self perseveranc

not letting others get the best of you

fighting the odds

being brave

overcoming adversity


not letting go of ones dignity


a state of mind

knowing who you are and where you are going



Check These Out!

Moses poem

Roll of Thunder Poem

Still I Rise Poem


I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

A Hero Ain't Nothing But a Sandwich

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Time to Weep

Kickin' Movie