Also these are used to help build up every character in the story. The first one in the short story that shows up is man vs. nature which is the basic cause to the other in the entire story. In the story the reason do to why man vs. nature is first or comes is that because of the nature the character got in problem and ended up falling in the ocean looking for his pipe that had fell. The darkness makes it hard for him to see and then he ends up making him unstable and fell in the ocean too. But rainsford had surviving the natures test, but then in the story rainsford get to the island but is not sure of to where he really is because of the darkness and he describes it as the “moist black velvet”.
But at the start he got bullied and he was scared to join in with some of the boys. Coincidence and parallel incidents are used in the story to make it seem that the course is controlling everything. Stanley is able to break the family curse because he carry’s zero up the mountain and drank the water from the hole he dug and sang the song. Another coincidence is that Stanley drops the spade back down the mountain and has to waste time by going down to get it. In this story Stanley had behaved really well.
Friendly to everyone but wasn’t very close to any of the other men. It was clear that being a platoon leader was too much for him. He tried to act confident and sure, but as later seen the real soldier falls. After Lavender’s death, Jimmy Cross couldn’t live with the fact that he had brought his soldiers to danger. He felt quilt and shame.
Rainsford froze as he realizes there was no time to doge the shot of the general. He closed his eyes and waited, he wondered what it feels like with a bullet digging inside his body until he is finished to the last moment. A few seconds later, Rainsford opened his eyes and noticed the General throwing out his pistol to the ground below. “Consider yourself lucky,” said the General. “I forgot to load the pistol.” “Attending in a battle without any weapons is just like a hunter who does not know how to hunt,” Rainsford said.
Rainsford recognizes that the animal fought, and was ultimately killed by the hunter. Although Rainsford didn’t know it at the time ,his struggle to make it to land and through dense jungle was only the beginning. “ All he knew was that he was safe from his enemy, the sea, and that utter weariness was on him.” But he was not safe on the “unbroken front in snarled and raged jungle…” The darkness, the
He doesn’t dare ask any questions; for fear that the other boys would once again think he was too small to participate. Keevan shows courage by standing up for himself. Unexpectedly, as Keevan is hard at work shoveling black rock in to the barrow as fast
Yet, it was only pride that made him look this way. The man thought he could survive because he was not “womanish” and it was every man’s duty. He was also warned to go with someone when the temperature drops 50 below, but ignores the fact and takes on this responsibility. After the man drops into the freezing water and gets his feet wet, one gets worried that if the man does not find shelter or warmth, he will die. After failing to make a fire, the man comes up with a wild idea.
He gets shot by Tub but never really gets mad at him. Also, Kenny is willing to shoot the old farmers dog. The dog is really old and sick, Kenny is sympathetic and shoots him and puts him out of his misery. The most powerful character is Tub. He has the guts to shoot his friend and to stand up for himself and make his friends stop picking on him about his weight.
Covey this he knew in his mind that he was then going to take a beating. “I disregarded both his calls and his threats, and made my way to the woods as fast as my feeble state would allow.” (566, Douglas) This quote explains that Douglas had enough courage to ignore Mr. Covey screaming at him to come back and threatened that he would beat him more, but Douglas ignored him. For Douglas to run away from Mr. Covey and walk seven miles to enquire his freedom, while being very sick and having multiple wounds that he was bleeding from, requires an immense amount of courage.
The men start to feel angry towards nature and to them it seems that nature has the same feeling towards them. The men think that all odds are against them in their journey to save themselves. "[The waves were] nervously anxious to do something effective in the way of swamping boats. "() This action, however, is just nature on a normal basis, not an act of hostility toward the