Robert Frost's The Cay

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The Cay is a story about a boy named Phillip who was about a boy who become blind and stranded on a deserted island. Towards the beginning of the story Phillip does not see everything clearly. Once Phillip loses his sight he then begins to see everything around him more clearly. Soon, when Phillip regains his sight he needs glasses. These glasses represent how Phillip can now see the world. Later, when Phillip returned home to Curacao Phillip started to view blacks as ordinary people. When The Cay first begins Phillip can be considered blind even though he can see because he does not know what the war really is about. He does not see it as a threat, he sees everything as a game. The book even says “I was not frightened, just terribly
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