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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

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Robinson Crusoe parents wanted him to get a job in the close to home but he liked traveling and challenge of adventure. His odyssey started when he left home and his parents. After a series of unlucky and short voyages a storm hit his boat and his destiny threw him away from the rest of the world, in an unknown island that would be his living place for the rest 28 years of his life. But at least he can be thankful to God that he was still alive and was living even though his life now will not be that of a normal person. The overall setting of Robinson Crusoe novel takes place in different countries around the world as his journey continues. At first the setting is in Hull, England because that is where he lived at first with his family.” I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull.” (Defoe 1) Then the setting changes to Sallee when the Turkish pirates captured him and all his friends on the boat. After that the setting changes to Canary island after his escape from Sallee. Then a Portuguese ship arrived and get them to Brazil. After some years in Brazil the setting changes to the island that he will live for the next 28 years. Finally
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