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    U-boats played an extremely significant role in World War I and were the main reason that the Americans joined the war. German U-boats were a more advanced form of a submarine. U-boats allowed Germany to gain ground, but ultimately caused their downfall. The u-boat became the prime weapon because it could easily spot its enemies and fire, but stay undetected. This powerful weapon resulted in many German sea victories which would have been otherwise impossible because the British navy was the strongest

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    this world, people have too many families and friends that we can rely on. However there are some situations that our friends and families cannot help up out. Like in the story “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane, tells a story about four men-a captain, a cook, an oiler, and a correspondent who float in an open boat over the sea. At first, these four men believed that they would be rescued by other people who live nearby the coast. However, gradually they found out that no one can help them but themselves

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    "The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof" (Bach). "The Open Boat" by Stephen Crane describes a family that is not blood related, but related by situation. These four men who get trapped on a boat in the middle of the ocean are forced to come together as a family to try to survive. William Faulkner writes "A Rose for Emily" with a town who has known this elderly woman for a very

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    Fountainhead and The open boat In today’s world there are many kinds of people that do things at their own free will. In the novel “The Fountainhead” it is shown that people made their own decisions to go where they wanted to go in their own free will. In the story “The Open Boat” men have shown to open to their own instincts and follow their own path for survival. Both stories show many forms of determinism, objectivism, naturalism, collectivism, realism, etc. All to be shown at their own free will

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    novels and who better to read than Stephen Crane. In Cranes short stories, The Open Boat and The Red Badge of Courage the general themes of realism are portrayed through his vivid writing styles and unique language. The idea of isolation and discovering oneself really relates to my life and reading his short stories not only helped me understand myself, but gain valuable knowledge from his brilliant works. Both The Open Boat and The Red Badge of Courage really reflect Cranes realistic writing, his sense

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    Annie Proulx’s “Job History” and “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane contain faceless characters. The characters in both stories do not have any personality in them. Annie Proulx and Stephen Crane create these characters with two different story techniques. Their characters do not appeal to the empathy of the reader because the reader is prevented from having an emotional connection with them thus, inducing the facelessness of the characters. In “Job History”, the facelessness of the characters is created

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    “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane There are many inspiring literary works from the short stories, plays and poems but there is one in particular that will have a lasting and profound effect on my perspective concerning the strength and determination of mankind, “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane. Crane presents the epic battle of man against nature with such vivid imagery that it ignites the imagination. It is an attribute of mankind to seek supremacy against each other, fate and nature itself, as

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    Michelle Morrison Prof Bailey English 419 15 September 2015 The Indifferent Setting The short story The Open Boat, written by Stephen Crane, tells the tale of four men who survived a shipwreck and their journey back to shore. In order to share his story based on real events, Crane creates a third person omniscient narrator who focuses mainly on the setting. It is through setting that the author is able to convey moods, establish the situation, and convey themes that will aide in the true understanding

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    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

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    The plot tells of a young boy named Phillip and an old black man named Timothy. Phillip and his mom are on a boat to the United States. Their family has always looked down on black people. Then during the night there was a rumble a Phillip fell of his bunk. A German sub-marine hit their boat. They got up put on their close and life jackets and got in the lifeboat. Then while the life boat was being launched it tipped and everyone fell in the water. Phillip was swimming frantically for his mother

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