Fog In The Natural World Analysis

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Buying the alcohol and keep drinking and getting drunk was part of buying his own death. At the same time, alcohol was a symbolism of his death. When the Swede was at the bar, he was forcing the people there to drink to celebrate his winning against Johnnie but the gambler did not like his attitude and killed him with the knife. In addition, at the end of the passage Crane used the phrase “…into this fog of mysterious theory”. Fog is a thick cloud, which confounds us and causes us to lose our sense of direction and confuses us. These definitions of Fog pertain not only to the element of Fog in the natural world, but also to the metaphor for Fog in our mental world. Crane uses Fog to symbolize and reveal the confusion and danger in the conversation. The conversation makes everyone question, if the Easterner is sure that Johnnie cheated, why did not he speak up and say the truth. In my point of view, the cause of using this statement is to put everyone in a situation to question the reason behind the Easterner’s action. When Crane uses this sentence “This poor gambler isn’t even a noun. He is kind of an adverb. Every sin is the result if a…show more content…
No one of the five persons stood for him, he was the oppressed in this situation. The Easterner’s analogy of grammar and human behavior takes a decent amount of dialog, yet it is unique in its arrangement of the gambler as an adverb, while alternate characters “the Easterner, the Cowboy, Johnnie, and Scully” are parts of the main sentence. The analogy is particularly rewarding. If one realizes that the different people, are actual parts of speech, follow laws of behavior, similar to laws of grammar that they do not control. The analogy proposes that people are powerless to stop the forces of hostility once they are set in
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