The D’Angelos need to forgive the boys for drilling holes in the kayak, essentially killing Ben, because JT and Digger received a punishment. By forgiving the boys, the D’Angelos allow all of them the opportunity to move on from the incident. Next, forgiveness is a main theme because Brady needs to forgive JT and Digger. Brady is very upset that his friends go behind his back and use his idea to sabotage the kayak. Digger makes him feel like its partly his fault because he gave them the idea of drilling the holes in the kayak.
A hero in the sea The open boat In the story “the open boat” (Crane 185-187) Billie is one of the guys on the boat that showed a lot of strength and courageous of the boat and the people that’s on it. Other guys on the boat including the captain show carelessness most of the time by sleeping around and being exhausting form sailing. Billie Was the hero that took the correspondence’s place more than enough, even when he knew the correspondence just wanted to sleep. He kept sailing towards the beach. It was a great end for Billie showing his heroic skills, although he didn’t knew about it.
“Many a man ought to have a bathtub larger than the boat which here rode upon the sea” (Crane, 1897, p. 286). Nevertheless, it is the perseverance shared by each man in this decrepit vessel that binds the oiler, correspondent, captain and cook in an unspoken bond of brotherhood. Daylight is fleeting as this motley crew integrates their efforts in keeping the small craft afloat. The cook, a portly and unfit man, steadily bails seawater out of the boat. The oiler maintains the dinghy’s navigational capabilities in a series of assiduous rowing with one oar and adhering to directional
He lands the marlin, tying his record of eighty-seven days after a brutal three-day fight, and he continues to ward off sharks from stealing his prey, even though he knows the battle is useless. Since the beginning of the story Santiago has been fight with the ocean of not being able to catch a single fish. Due this his determination and the fact that he needs to fish to survive. To Hemingway, the dignity of a man should be so important to that man, that he is willing to die for it. Most likely that is the reason Santiago went deep into sea.
Life at sea was difficult. They had little food and had to sleep on the hard boards on the deck. Eventually, many men in the crew staged a mutiny, or rebellion, against Magellan (Background Document). Many could argue that he was not a good leader and was not worth defending, or fighting for, because of the mutiny, but there are many reasons why he was a good leader. Magellan was worth defending because he was very resourceful and could navigate well, he had good disciplined leadership skills, and he was motivated and never gave up.
The theme is illustrated by two literary devices; symbolism and humour. Farley Mowats boat is symbolic to his development throughout the novel. The boat begins as a piece of junk put together by a bunch of cheap Newfoundlanders. As the novel progresses the boat nearly does kill him, it needs to receive many repairs and new parts, thankfully he encountered a lot of generous Newfoundlanders like the ones in Trepassey who refloated his boat, “They said they had heard we were having trouble refloating our boat. They said they would deem it and honour to give us a helping hand.
Allowing his pride to step in, Odysseus fails to acknowledge the help in which he received from Poseidon during the time of the war. This angered Poseidon, god of the sea and causes Odysseus to sail rampaging waters on the way back to his homeland of Ithaca. While sailing with his crew men, Odysseus has yet to surrender himself and apologize. Upon the whole journey he acts on instinct and curiosity doing what he thinks is best, but only runs into obstacles that push him back a step each time. One of these journeys involves a Cyclopes whom Odysseus out smarts, but wasn’t aware of the fact that the Cyclopes, Polyphemus was the son of Poseidon.
LaVelle Steeple 1/8/12 ELA mrs.anthony the odyssey essay shaping sheet odysseus care about his mean. odysseus show his loyalty to his men by leaving the safety of his ship to save save them from crice , saying "you'll never bring back a single man alive quick , cut and run with the rest of us here. (238,296). his loyalty is very strong to his men because he is welling to risk his body and will to live and keep part of his voyage going.being a good hero is being loyal to your men by putting your men before yourself. odysseus save his crew from the wrath of cyclups."
(Page 272) He returned to school the following morning. His fathers disapproved of him dropping out; the fathers influence on the son was enough to make him change his decision. The mother was not pleased but this and could not believe her own son would "choose useless books over the parents they gave him life." (Page 272) This lead to influencing the narrator to join his father on the boat when his uncle left his father in order to support his growing family. He told his father that he would "remain with him as long as he lived" and continue to fish with him.
Although he may not understand what happened in his past, he feels he is chained to it and that his life is already set for him. Throughout the story The Misfit behaves in ways that show he doesn’t want to live the life he has, but he feels obligated to fill in the gaps that his past has created. The Misfit is very similar to the father in a short called “The Boat”. The father works extremely hard on a boat in the harbor to support his family. He has a son that helps him, daughters that help around the house and a very old-fashioned wife that disapproves of many things that make him happy.