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Symbol, Allusion, and Myth in Irving Layton's Rhine Boat Trip - Symbol, Allusion, and Myth in Irving Layton's Rhine Boat Trip        "...haunted/by the ghosts of Jewish mothers/looking for their ghostly Children" (Layton). Though physical evidence of the Holocaust is now slightly limited, as time tends to destroy the tangible, the cry for justice and the remembrance of systematic genocide by a sadistic people enacting ignorant dogma will ring indefinitely throughout the world. Humanity will always be guilty of the atrocities that it instigates. Irving Layton, in his poem, Rhine Boat Trip, depicts the eternal evidence of the Nazi Crime, a stain of culpability that is reducible from all who have witnessed it....   [tags: Rhine Boat Trip Essays] 880 words
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How My Trip to Tunisia Changed My Life - ... Instead of finding the nearest corner to cower away in fear, I instead took a deep breath and commenced my voyage in this unfamiliar territory. But, I had only taken a couple strides when I was met by joyous screams and open arms. My family, my crutch, my life, where standing right there in front of me and once again it seemed as though my mind didn’t know how to process everything. I just stood there like an oaf, waiting for my brain to reconnect to my body and send signals for movement. When I could finally feel movement I ran up to them and embraced them as they did to me....   [tags: trip, drea, hardships, home] 840 words
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Trip Gone Wrong: My Brother Went Missing - “C’mon, Jake. We’re going to be late!” I yelled at my far behind brother. “As fast as I can, sis.” The thing is, we’re heading on our first trip to Paris. Jake is going to leave for a few months to go back to the army for his shift as a Special Forces candidate. “Flight 54 to Toulouse, France now boarding. Plane doors close in eight minutes!” The loud woman’s voice echoed through the gigantic, busy building. As soon as we made it to the luggage scanner, I grinned with joy. “I can see it now, Jake....   [tags: plane, family, trip, france] 521 words
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The Other Boat - The Other Boat Who am I. Why do I do what I do. When can I break the rules of society without being guilty. In the unique agony of seeking understanding, acceptance, and love, these several questions echo poignantly throughout human history. For all people these introspective problems—while difficult—desperately need answers, as answers to these questions dictate the choice to stay within the bounds of accepted ethics or to step out. The importance and difficulty of finding good answers to these questions intensifies for atheists and agnostics, since they must formulate answers with the full responsibility for their conclusions resting on their own shoulders....   [tags: Other Boat Edward Morgan Forster]
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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat"        “None of them knew the color of the sky.” This first sentence in Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” implies the overall relationship between the individual and nature. This sentence also implies the limitations of anyone’s perspective. The men in the boat concentrate so much on the danger they are in, that they are oblivious and unaware to everything else; in other words, maybe lacking experience. “The Open Boat” begins with a description of four men aboard a small boat on a rough sea....   [tags: Open Boat Stephen Crane Essays] 776 words
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The Power of Nature Revealed in The Open Boat - The Power of Nature Revealed in The Open Boat     In 1894, Stephen Crane said, "A man said to the universe: 'Sir, I exist!' 'However,' replied the universe, 'The fact has not created in me a sense of obligation.'" This short encounter of man and nature is representative of Crane’s view of nature. However, he did not always see nature as indifferent to man. In 1887, he survived a shipwreck with two other men. "The Open Boat" is his account from an outsider’s point of view of the two days spent in a dinghy....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]
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Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat - Determinism, Objectivity, and Pessimism in The Open Boat         In Stephen Crane's short story "The Open Boat", the American literary school of naturalism is used and three of the eight features are most apparent, making this work, in my opinion, a good example of the school of naturalism. These three of the eight features are determinism, objectivity, and pessimism. They show, some more than others, how Stephen Crane viewed the world and the environment around him.         Determinism is of course the most obvious of the three features....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]
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Indifference to Anxiety in Crane's The Open Boat - Indifference to Anxiety in Crane's The Open Boat    In recent years, critical response to Stephen Crane's The Open Boat has shifted dramatically, focusing less on the tale's philosophical agendas than on its epistemological implications. The story no longer stands as merely a naturalistic depiction of nature's monumental indifference or as simply an existential affirmation of fife's absurdity. Instead, we have slowly come to realize a new level of the text, one that, according to Donna Gerstenberger, explores "man's limited capacities for knowing reality" (557)....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]
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Man and the Vain Struggle Against Nature & Himself: Determinism in Stephen Crane’s The Open Boat - Stephen Crane’s short story, “The Open Boat,” conveys the experiences of four men who survive a shipwreck and find themselves set afloat on a life boat in the middle of the ocean. On the surface, the story paints a picture of the perils of being lost at sea and of the way that four men can come together in a time of distress and count on one another for strength and companionship. However, the story also discusses the theme of determinism, or the ideas that there are forces acting upon an individual, that these forces are beyond the control of the individual, and that these forces impact and shape the lives of those on whom they are exerted....   [tags: shipwreck, life, boat, ocean] 1805 words
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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - Stephen Crane's The Open Boat Humanity often tends to see itself as being somehow important in the grand scheme of the Universe. We speak of 'fate' as if we were put here for some reason, or purpose. We have our religions, which often serve as an engine to drive our lives and as a means to give meaning to them. But why do we think of ourselves in such a superior fashion. Do we really matter at all. Would the Universe stop if we were suddenly taken away. In his short story, 'The Open Boat,' Stephen Crane shows us a Universe totally unconcerned with the affairs of humankind; it is an indifferent Universe in which Man has to struggle to survive....   [tags: Stephen Crane Open Boat Essays Papers]
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Analysis of The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - Analysis of The Open Boat by Stephen Crane Story: “The Open Boat,” 1897 Author: Stephen Crane (1871-1900) Central Character: There is no real central character in this story. All the men on the boat are spoken about more or less equally and no prominent character jumps out at the reader as being the central character. Although more emphasis is put onto the correspondent, and Billie the oiler. Other Character: The cook: bails water from boat. Billie the oiler: steers and rows boat, is the only of the men that does not make it alive to land....   [tags: The Open Boat Stephen Crane Essays]
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Symbolism and Devices in Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - An Examination of Symbolism and Devices in The Open Boat     The struggle for survival by mankind can be found in many different settings.  It can be seen on a battlefield, a hospital room or at sea as related in “The Open Boat”, written in 1897 by Stephen Crane.  The story is based on his actual experiences when he survived the sinking of the SS Commodore off the coast of Florida in early 1897.  “The Open Boat” is Stephen Crane’s account of life and death at sea told through the use of themes and devices to emphasize the indifference of nature to man’s struggles and the development of mankind’s compassion....   [tags: Open Boat Essays]
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Relationship between the Individual and Nature in The Open Boat - Relationship between the Individual and Nature in "The Open Boat"         From the beginning, the four characters in the aftermath of a shipwreck do not know "the colour of the sky" but all of them know "the colours of the sea."  This opening strongly suggests the symbolic situations in which human beings are located in the universe.  The sky personifies the mysterious, inconceivable cause of reality , which humans cannot understand, and the sea symbolizes the earthy, mundane phenomenon, which humans are supposed to perceive.  The symbolic picture generated by the above conflict implies the overall relationship between the individual and nature.   In fact, the daily life of human beings...   [tags: Open Boat Essays] 553 words
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Analysis of The Boat by Alistar MacLeod - ... In the story, the father is obligated to provide for his family as well as to continue the fishing tradition that was inherited from his own father. The mother emphasizes the boat and it’s significance when she consistently asked the father “ How did things go in the boat today” since tradition was paramount to the mother. However, the father often feels controlled and imprisoned by the boat since it is the only asset that provides the family with food and financial ability. When MacLeod writes “ as he lay there with the brass chains on his wrist,” he suggests that the father was chained to a life of restraint that was forced upon him since it was tradition and expected for every male in...   [tags: Dreams, Desires, Tradition]
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Stanley Rhine's Bon Voyage - ... Upon completing this report, the forensic anthropologist should be prepared to give their findings in testimony at court. Any speculation about the case should not be shared with anyone other that the agency the anthropologist is working for, there is no room for speculation once in a court setting. Forensic anthropologists are called to court as expert witnesses, usually by the prosecution, but sometimes by the defense. An expert witness has special training and experience that makes them highly qualified to testify....   [tags: work of forensic anthropologists] 2280 words
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The Father of Modern Psychology: J.B. Rhine - Many highly regarded intellectuals and physicists have taken interest in the probability of telekinesis over the years, leading to experiments in the field of study. One of the most renowned names in the research and study of psychic phenomenon is J.B. Rhine, also referred to as “The Father of Modern Psychology”. He has been documented as the first to build a research center that focused on finding evidence that people may have abilities unexplainable by science. The Rhine Research Center used Zener card tests which allowed people to demonstrate their ability to acquire information with, none previously given to them and without use of any of the five senses (The Parapsychological Ass...   [tags: mind, matters, human energy]
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Over the Rhine - Over the Rhine      It is a rare occurrence in today’s over-amplified, bass-kicking sound world to leave a concert feeling as if you actually heard the music. Over the Rhine provided one of those concerts on Thursday October 2nd at Birdys Bar and Grill in Indianapolis. My personal congratulations to the sound guy, who’s mixing allowed the audience to really hear all the different layers of music and different instrumentation really being played.      Another rare occurrence; real songwriters and musicians playing their own music....   [tags: Music Musicians Bands Essays] 1166 words
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A Trip into the Artwork of Salvador Dali - A Trip into the Artwork of Salvador Dali On May 11th, 1904 a young artist by the name of Salvador Dali was born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. An artist who would grow and who works would impact the world. Dali has several museums around the world with his artworks displayed. During my visit to the Dali Museum located in Saint Petersburg, Florida it was an intriguing and informative trip into the artwork of Salvador Dali. During his journey as a young artist before finding his home in the realm of surrealism, Dali had experiences with other styles of painting such as realism, impressionism and cubism....   [tags: Art Analysis ]
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A Trip to Tioman Island - ... You walk down the jetty the clear green water below though full of old dead coral has thousands of very much alive fish. So many that the colour of the water changes to the colour of the fish. The sun is like molten gold and the sea is crystal clear. My focus is to first get to the dive shop as that is my ‘home’ at the resort. Its full of familiar faces, things and situations. People studying to be divers, dive schedules, people gearing up for their next dives, or just sitting chilling between dives....   [tags: Diving, Snakes, Resort] 741 words
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A Trip to the Store - A Trip to the Store There once was a man, a ordinary man named John. John had a family with a wife and three kids, a house with a garage and two cars, very much of an average person was our John. One day John's wife asked him to go to the store to get some bread. As John put on his coat and found the keys to the car he already knew how he would get to the store. He would pull out of the driveway and turn left on Hazelwood Road. He would go past the neighbors on whose land he bowhunted every fall, down the hill, between the swamps and up the next hill to the highway....   [tags: Parables Short Stories Essays] 941 words
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A Report on the River Rhine - A Report on the River Rhine Introduction ============ The River Rhine stands to be the 3rd largest river in the whole of Europe, yet is one of the most influential rivers in the world; some even call it Europe’s main artery. The Rhine is responsible for 10% of the world’s chemical production, as well as huge amounts of production of refineries, textiles manufactures, metal works and plastics. On average around 250 million tones of cargo are transported along the river Rhine to the necessary factories a year....   [tags: Papers] 1692 words
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My Trip - experience to go places and see things where something historical or amazing happened, or to see a view so wonderful that I cannot even grasp its beauty. When I travel I have enormous amounts of me time. It’s nice and peaceful. I can lose all my worries in the many different and beautiful places I visit. The most enjoyable and extensive trip I have taken so far was in 2001 when I was ten; I traveled all over the USA for five weeks. Everything about the trip was enjoyable. Even getting ready was enjoyable....   [tags: Travel] 1141 words
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The River Rhine Case Study - The River Rhine Case Study The River Rhine rises in the Swiss Alps about 3,353 metres above sea level and flows north, passing through or bordering Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France, and the Netherlands and then its mouth is located at the North Sea. The Rhine is usually at its maximum volume during the seasons of spring and summer; this is due to the fact that there is the melted water of snow and glaciers. In this enquiry I am looking at the aspect of river flooding in the Rhine, particularly in 1995....   [tags: Papers] 954 words
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Chemical Spill Damage: The Red River Rhine - ... The Sandoz chemical plant was an ex machinery storehouse, and as such was unlikely to be affected by fires before it's conversion. Unfortunately, during this conversion, no further sprinklers, fire alarms or partitioning walls were installed, leaving the building woefully unprepared. Had the proper framework been implemented, the fire would most likely have been dealt with long before it reached such dangerous levels. But Sandoz itself is not the sole recipient of blame. The Swiss government was slow to warn its neighbours of the disaster, leading to avoidable damage to the ecosystems of these countries....   [tags: ecosystem devastated, sandoz chemical warehouse]
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Rhine Flooding Case Study - Rhine Flooding Case Study Introduction: - The River Rhine is one of Europe's largest and most used waterways. The source of this great river can be found in the Swiss Alps, where it stretches 1,320km until it flows out into the Dutch North Sea. The Rhine has a long history of intense flooding and recent devastating floods in the 1990's have caused considerable damage and are well remembered by the local population. [IMAGE] Causes: - The causes of these forceful floods can be traced back to a number of different things including human factors such as deforestation, the greenhouse effect (this is show by the facts stating the 1°C temperature rise in sout...   [tags: Papers] 678 words
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The Open Boat - “When it came night, the white waves passed to and fro in the moonlight, and the wind brought the sound of the great sea’s voice to the men on the shore, and they felt they could then be interpreters” (Crane 370). “The Open Boat,” written by Stephen Crane, describes the journey of four men stranded in a dinghy in the middle of the ocean and the hardships that had to be faced in order to survive. This story is not only a riveting story, keeping readers on the edge of their seat, but the story also makes the reader realize how precious life truly is....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Stephen Crane] 2637 words
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Dominic's Field Trip to Ellis Island - ... They decide to leave the country in the morning so the town doesn’t find out who murdered Randizzi. On their journey back Salvatore’s stomach starts hurting severely. Soon they find a place to spend the night. They plan to leave early in the morning to get to the dock, but to their surprise Salvatore dies in his sleep. On the way to the dock, they find out that they weren’t allowed to bring pets on the boat and Francisco has a pet goat that he has to get rid of which made him really upset. Finally, they reach America only to find out that two of them had to go to New York and one could go to New Jersey....   [tags: personal narrative] 565 words
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A Trip of a Lifetime - Everyone has those days that will continue to leave an imprint on their lives forever. Those days that can be relived just by thinking about them. For me, one of those amazing days took place in the summer leading up to my senior year of high school. My two best friends, Nolan and Jack, and I were beginning a trip that will always be defined as a pivotal moment in my life, from the friendships it solidified to the transition to adulthood we all began to undergo. At this point in time, we were all seventeen year old kids, without a care in the world in the midst of summer....   [tags: personal narrative] 991 words
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The narrative of the Olive Boat - One object in the Palace Museum in Taipei classified as a “curio,” is a small light brown oblong object that upon closer inspection is a detailed boat complete with cargo and a crew carved from an olive stone. This boat provides insight into the interaction between artist and view as well as demonstrating some traits typical of Chinese art. First, the object itself provides a narrative of Chinese boast and offers insight into how this object was meant to be viewed. Second, the material of the object is unusual and suggests the skill and intellect of the artist as well as mirroring traditional Chinese thought about material....   [tags: object landscape, palace museum, chinese boast]
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The Found Boat by Alice Munro - ... Eva and Carol are the protagonists of the story, while Frank, Bud, and Clayton are the antagonists. Eva and Carol were the friends that initially found the boat. “ It was a boat or part of one. Old rowboats with most on one side ripped out, the board that had been the seat just dangling. It was pushed up among the branches, lying on what would have been its side, if it had a side, the prow caught high” (355). The boys are the ones that took it upon themselves to take the boat home and to repair it....   [tags: teenagers, freedom] 621 words
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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - “The Open Boat” is short tale of endurance, suffering, and redemption. The story focuses on four interesting sailors on a journey towards survival. They try their best to overcome the adversities of the water and raging storm. Crane focuses on the constant struggle of man’s immobility to control his own life. “The Open Boat” is a nonfictional fiction some call it. It typically is argued as only fiction, but many lean toward its nonfictional quality. Crane wrote the story based off his real life experience of a shipwreck he tragically endured....   [tags: suffering, redemption, oiler, sailors]
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Can A Cardboard Boat Float - As surprising as it may seem, one of the most common household items, cardboard, can be used to construct a boat. Building a cardboard boat has become a fun activity that anyone can take part in. Towns and schools hold annual cardboard boat regattas, judging the entrants on speed, design, and creativity. In New Richmond, Ohio there is even a cardboard boat museum. These special boats are more than just a box thrown into water; they are designed using elements of engineering and physics to make them not only water ready, but fast and durable....   [tags: history, stone age, log boats]
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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - “The Open Boat”” “From the first moment [sentence referencing “the sky”], … The Open Boat proceeds as a traditional sea journey to knowledge, and the knowledge it attains is equally as mysterious or religious as that envisioned in other great American sea journeys ---…” The “Open Boat” is a short story written by Stephen Crane (1871-1900). This story develops the tragic fate of the SS Commodore. This ship had for mission to transport ammunition for the Cuban rebels from Jacksonville, Florida to Cuba with his 28 Souls On Board....   [tags: Short Story Analysis]
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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - ... Additionally, the colors are so vivid that you visualize the movie of what is happening in the story because of this description. The narrator uses animal like characteristics to show that the waves were controlling the boat’s direction as opposed to the people steering the boat. He says, “as each wave came, and she rose for it, she seemed like a horse making at a fence outrageously high” (shorter seventh edition, 190) to illustrate that the ocean was trying to outrun the boat by making an obstacle for the boat to overcome....   [tags: relationship between man and nature] 993 words
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Themes in The Boat by Alistair MacLeod - “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” At some point in life one is faced with a decision which will define the future, but only time will tell whether or not the choice was right or wrong. The Boat by Alistair MacLeod demonstrates that an individual should make their own decisions in life, be open to new experiences and changes, and that there is no way to obtain something, without sacrificing something else. The story describes the protagonist who is coming of age as torn between the two worlds which he loves equally, represented by his mother and his father....   [tags: Decisions, Life, Choices] 1028 words
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The Open Boat by Stephen Crane - In the story "The Open Boat," by Stephen Crane, Crane uses many literary techniques to convey the stories overall theme. The story is centered on four men: a cook, a correspondent, Billie, an oiler who is the only character named in the story, and a captain. They are stranded in a lifeboat in stormy seas just off the coast of Florida, just after their ship has sunk. Although they can eventually see the shore, the waves are so big that it is too dangerous to try to take the boat in to land. Instead, the men are forced to take the boat further out to sea, where the waves are not quite as big and dangerous....   [tags: Short Story Analysis, Writing Techniques]
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Can a Cardboard Boat Float? - ... in their boats, known as longships. These ships were the main naval vessel of the Scandinavians. Their boats were built for speed due to their shallow draft hull design. During that time these boats were very intimidating. Today, however, we have boats that have reached over 300 miles per hour and ships that are 1,600 ft. long. After hearing that you can make a boat out of cardboard you may be wondering why boats even float. The reason a boat can float, is based on the gravitational force and the buoyancy force....   [tags: incorporating topics learned in class ] 838 words
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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - “The Open Boat” was written by Stephen Crane in 1897. This is an extremely powerful short story fictionalized by one of Crane’s own experiences out at sea. He is able to use what has happened to him, and spice it up to turn his story into a fictional account everyone can relate to. The reasons this story is so powerful is because of the literary devices Crane uses throughout the story, especially symbolism. In “The Open Boat,” Crane uses the four main characters, the dinghy, the waves, and the sea-weed as symbols to produce a microcosm of society....   [tags: literary analysis, fiction novels]
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Autobiography in The Open Boat - The Open Boat is based off the true story of the sinking of the Commodore. Stephen Crane had a traumatic shipwreck in January 1897. After the crash on the 10-foot boat, Crane was lost at sea for 30 hours. He was later rescued and wrote 3 different writings on the sinking of Commodore (Eye). Crane’s afterthought of the sinking of the Commodore led to the short story. It was initially published as “Stephen Crane’s Own Story” (Hayes). The Open Boat is now a fictional tale written by Stephen Crane to portray his struggling experience....   [tags: sinking of the Commodore]
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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - Nature is its own being. It does not care how it affects people, nor does it care whether its actions are understood by man. Nature does not set out to purposely harm nor help anyone. In other words, it is not cruel or compassionate. It is simply its own indifferent being. Stephen Crane shows this in his short story, “The Open Boat”. Stephen Crane writes this story from a real life experience in which he too was stranded on a dinghy after being shipwrecked. Through this story, his feelings about nature are revealed (Spofford 1)....   [tags: nature's indifference, literary analysis]
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The Boat: The Pursuit of Self- Fulfilment - . In the short story The Boat, written by Canadian author Alistair Macleod, the main storyline revolves around the idea of self-fulfillment and the factors that affect one’s path to achieving it. The story bases itself off of a families pursuit of self-fulfillment within each individual and the limitations that obstructs their opportunities of achieving it. The main character, the Son, is faced with an internal conflict between choosing what his aspirations in life will truly will be. Two very influential characters that affect his decisions include the mother, who is very strong willed in what she believed, and his Father....   [tags: Alistair Macleod, story analysis] 1433 words
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Naturalisn In The Open Boat - In most traditional happy ending stories, there always appears to be evidence of supernaturalism. However, Stephen Crane leaves out all fairy tale elements and mystical creatures in his “The Open Boat”. Throughout the whole story, there are constant examples of the raw, realistic and indifferent parts of life. In Stephen Crane’s “The Open Boat” naturalism is apparent through the use of language, literary techniques, and thematic elements. First of all, Crane’s use of language played a large part in the naturalistic feel of the story....   [tags: Stephen Crane] 965 words
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Trip of a Lifetime - Most people making a visit to Italy try to see all of the famous sites that we have all grown up with in our history books. The majority of visitors to Rome are happy to see the Vatican, St. Peters Basilica, or the Coliseum; little do they know that there is so much more to be seen. While researching our trip that we would make to Rome, I discovered a part of St. Peter Basilica that is rarely seen by most tourists. Because of research, determination, and good old American persuasion, this led us to obtaining tickets to the “Scavi” and an experience of our lifetime....   [tags: Personal Experience] 697 words
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Stephen Crane's The Open Boat - Stephen Crane’s story, “The Open Boat”, retells a tragic event that actually occurred in his life. This story is told from a third person point-of-view. He chooses to let a narrator reveal the character’s emotions and inner thoughts. From this perspective, the reader can fully experience what happened during their struggle to survive. Crane wants the reader to connect with each individual character and feel their independent struggle as they work together to reach the shore alive. The narrator helps the reader to feel the despair of the freezing, drowning men and the pain of losing one of the “Brotherhood”....   [tags: Story, Personal Narrative, Literary Analysis]
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A Trip to London - ... These war rooms did not become operational until August 27, 1939, also they were not bomb proof until December of 1940. This came after the intense bombing of London by the German army. The underground bunker is amazing in size, accounting for nearly 30,000 square feet. These war rooms were closed on August 16, 1945. When is was closed many of the employees simply cleaned out the desk and left and never returned. Because of this, the furnishings of the bunker remained together and never touched since that day....   [tags: personal experience, cruiser] 856 words
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The Boat, by Alistair Macleod - A household is a precious and sensitive system of a group. Everyone has a role and responsibilities and even if someone took a sliver of more than the rest the balance could be broken. In the short-story “The Boat” written by Alistair MacLeod, the mother controls decisions in the house and abuses them even if they are not for the better of the house. She refuses to accept the daughter’s gifts, she discourages her family towards getting a better education and she married their father and pressured him to be a sailor....   [tags: Abuse of Power, Family]
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Short Story: The Boat - ... Although obviously irritated by the intrusion into its watery domain by the fired pistol rounds, it never lost track of why it had been attracted to our boat in the first place, an easy meal that’s why, supplied by a large shoal of gaily colored smaller fish, who were greedily feasting on a cloud of debris coming from the propellers as two of the Zippo’s crew hacked away with battle knifes at the seaborne trash, which had screwed itself tightly into a rock hard ball on each of the propellers....   [tags: royal marines, china, tempest]
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