He would make Louis hold a 4x4x6 foot beam and if he dropped it he would get shot. The longest he ever held the beam was 37 minutes until “The Bird” punched him in the stomach causing him to fall on the the ground. On November 18, 1944, he was ordered to speak on Radio Japan. It was broadcasted to Torrance so everyone would know he was okay. Louis was still always beaten but he was never broken.
Having trouble dealing with his PTSD, shell shocked at the time later to be known as CSR (Combat Stress Reaction), he resolves back to his bad habits with drinking and smoking. Graham a religious speaker helps Louie realize what has gotten him through all of the tough times as a POW, “If you will save me, I will serve you forever” (Hillenbrand 382). That night on the raft when Louie began to pray, he made a promise to God, to serve him forever if he were ever to be saved. After realizing this Louie quits all of his bad habits and continues to be a religious man.
During the Night, Kevin and other Weekday Warriors duct tape Miles and throw him in the lake. This makes the Colonel and a few other non-weekday warriors very angry. 126 Days Before: It’s the first day of school. The Colonel wakes to find the guys who dumped Miles in the lake also pissed in his shoes.
As seen on the island and the attitudes of the boys, “Been working for days now. And look!”(golding 50). The boys did not want to work nor find supplies. As it influnced, Three boys had been killed through savagery and injustice. As this huge black boat had approached the island, a navy seal found the boys and boarded them on his boat.
At the same time that this was going on, Simon, a gentle, kind boy, had been rushing back to camp, to tell the rest of the boys of his revelation, that the “beast” that they had been scared of, was really inside of them. However, covered in the blood, sweat, and the darkness of the night, when Simon entered the camp, the boys had began to see Simon not as himself, but as the monster. Consequently, they killed him with their bare hands and teeth, as if they were predators ripping into prey. The text states, “The beast struggled forward….at once the crowd surged after it… leapt onto the beast, screamed, struct, bit, tore. There were no words, and no movements but the tearing of teeth and claws,” (Golding 153).
1.2. Volumnia’s role on shaping Coriolanus’ character Volumnia is the dominating character of the play, for that, even when she is not present, one can understand her influence and presence in other characters. Thus, Volumnia has a great impact on the most actions of the play, either directly or indirectly. Not only that, she has a significant control and power over her son, Coriolanus, which serves to build his character.
Hemingway portrays the old fisherman as the crucified saint when the sharks arrive to strip away the marlin. When Santiago uses the harpoon, the shot is similar to the sound of the nails being driven into the hands of Christ. Moreover, the marlin creates a feeling of redemption to the successful fisherman, ending his unlucky streak of eighty-four
Jack starts to develop this obsession with hunting and murdering a pig in chapter 3, “ At the length he let out his breath in long sigh and opened his eyes. They were bright blue, eyes that in this frustration seemed bolting and nearly mad” (48). However, his obsession with hunting is shown as early as chapter 2, “ But if there was a snake we’d hunt and kill it. We’re going to hunt pigs to get meat for everybody” (36).
Seeing peter slowly advancing upon him [Hook] through the air with dagger poised, he sprang upon the bulwarks o cast himself into the sea. He did not know that the crocodile was waiting for him; for we purposely stopped the clock that this knowledge might be spared him: a little mark of respect from us at the end.
A second character trait Louie shows throughout the book is determined. An example of this is when Louie, Mac, and Phil are on the raft and sharks are circling them. “He stewed all night, scowled hatefully at them all day, and decided that if the sharks were going to try to eat them, he’d try to eat them. ”(126) Louie is determined and had a conviction to survive, because the sharks are trying to eat them, Louie is going to try and kill and eat them.
Tilikum was a killer whale in every definition to the word. According to the documentary Tilikum was a very depressed killer whale. While at sealand of the pacific Tilikum grew very aggressive due to horrible living conditions. Tilikum grew very aggressive due to horrible living conditions. Tilikum was confined to a twenty by thirty foot tanked at night.
Visualize the worst day a person could imagine, multiply that by 46 days and become starving, dehydrated and fighting off sharks, that’s Louie’s exact life on the raft. Life before the war, an Olympic athlete in his prime, had his dreams crushed when the Olympics had been cancelled due to an uprising in the Eastern part of the world. Hitler and his army had invaded Poland, after that Louie was sent to war. He became a military officer and was highly praised because of his past. Then, he was captured by Japan and sent in to many POW camps and was thoroughly interrogated.
Another example of Santiago hardships is when Within an hour of catching the marlin, that had cut open his hands and that he struggled with for a day and a half, a mako shark attacks the marlin. Tearing away chunks of its flesh and mutilating Santiago 's prize, Santiago fights the mako, enduring through the battle and eventually killing it. After killing this ferocious shark another two come at the scent of new blood after killing another and making the other one retreat a whole pack of sharks come too look at the buffet after tearing something in his chest and beating every single one of them with only a makeshift club, keep in mind his hands have been badly cut the fatigue of this struggle is right around the corner, his chest is injured and this isn 't a strong young man this is the old man and his sea. After he injures all of them and the fish has been picked clean. After he endured through all of this.