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    The Open Boat

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    advantage in both “The Open Boat” and “To Build a Fire.” All the young men within the stories fight with great effort against her, but only select ones survive. Another similar incident as this is seen in the bible. “As evening came, Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Let’s cross to the other side of the lake.’ So they took Jesus in the boat and started out, leaving the crowds behind (although other boats followed). But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill

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    “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

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    “The Open Boat” - Final Assessment Analytical Writing Prompt: Identify the theme of the story and explain how the relationship among the four men connects to this theme. Be sure to include evidence from the text to support your response. Formatting: Only use the Arial - font size 11 OR Times New Roman - font size 12 Response needs to be written in black Five (5) space bars = an indent Your short answer-response will be scored using this RUBRIC Times of struggle have a way of bringing people

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    "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. The central theme of this story is about confronting Nature itself. "The Open Boat" is Stephen

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    “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane is a very accurate title that can be viewed in a couple of different perspectives. In this story, the characters show their true selves as their personalities and traits come through as they face their situation. In addition, the boat is open, small, and exposed to the angry ocean, which shows how fragile life can be when facing nature. The story is loosely based off his experience of being shipwrecked, which prompted Crane to write this story. Experiences can help

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    The Open Boat Symbolism

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    settings. It can be seen in a hospital room, nursing home, the battlefield or at sea like in “ The Open Boat”, written by Stephen Crane. In this story four different men are on a lifeboat. The oiler represents the good working men, the correspondent the observers, the cook represents the followers and the captain represents the leaders. The Oiler named Billie, he is physically the strongest one on the boat and the only one we know that name of. He keeps the men safe from the waves. The correspondent

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    The Open Boat Setting

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    Alone at Sea The story “the open boat” was written in 1897 by Stephen Crane. This story was loosely written from actual events. Stephen was on the USS Commodore on Jan 2 1897. The ship hits a sandbar in dense fog. Leaving him and three others alone in a life raft, and this is where our story starts off. The author uses settings here to set a mood of despair illustrating how being left alone with Mother Nature can leave you feeling irrelevant. The author uses setting to portray a feeling of hopelessness

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    Open Boat Symbolism allows writers to suggest their ideas within a piece of literature. This is found in most types of writing. Stephen Crane expresses this in his short story, The Open Boat. Through symbolism and allegory, it is demonstrated that humans live in a universe that is unconcerned with them. The characters in the story come face to face with this indifference and are nearly overcome by Nature’s lack of concern. This is established in the opening scenes, the “seven mad gods” and in the

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    full picture to the events that transpired that cold January are uncovered. “The Open Boat,” is very rich in symbolism. Symbolism evokes or describes ideas and feelings through the use of symbolic images. In chapter seven of “The Open Boat,” the narrator describes a tower. “It was a giant, standing with its back to the plight of the ants” (Crane 297). The tower represents many different

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    surroundings in the stories. Readers also see how nature affects the characters throughout their lives. This allows the reader to understand what is taking place in the story. In Stephen Crane’s, “The Open Boat,” naturalism appears

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