Brody Martin-Police Chief Chief of Police is a title given to an appointed official or an elected one in the chain of command of a police department. In both Jaws the movie, Directed by Steven Spielberg, and the novel Jaws, written by Peter Benchley, Martin Brody is a middle aged man who is happily married and a father of two. As a long time officer of the NYPD, Brody advances his policing career by being offered a job as Chief of Police on Amity Island; Brody discovers that “with great power comes great responsibility,” as he quickly realises that his power and his responsibility to protect the public as the newly appointed police chief is being undermined by the local people, a great white shark, and even himself. To combat these challenges,
This is where the sacrifice comes in. He doesn’t give up Sheila, but he gives up huge bass that has kept snagging on the narrator’s fishing line. It is the biggest bass that he has ever seen or caught, and he probably will never find a bass like that ever again. But then, Sheila Mant is equally impressive. And it is impossible to have both, though the narrator keeps trying to keep the bass on the line, until he has to cut it.
Then the oiler rowed” displays the tediousness of their task. The dinghy functions as a unit, combining the strength of each man. Although it could be argued that the cook does not provide a specific purpose as his job could be performed even by the injured captain. It is in these first impressions that there is a hasty assumption on who would die if anyone would not survive the journey. The rational conclusion would conclude, either the captain or the cook in comparison to the men strong enough to row.
Gathering the courage to tell his father that he was going to go fishing with his friend was hard for the young man to do because he knows it would change their regular routine of fishing together and possibly hurt his father. While contemplating on how he should tell his father, the young man thought, “It was a very serious thing” (16). In contrast to all the long sentences, the fact that this sentence is short emphasizes the importance of how the young man’s new idea of going with his friend instead of his father changes his relationship with his father. However, the young man and father’s relationship won’t completely change because they will always have a strong foundation, which they created when the young man was still a kid and they spent a lot of time together. The young man and the father spent so much time together while the man was a kid to the point that “his father had always preferred his company to that of men and he had always preferred his father’s company to that of the other guys” (20-22).
Inevitably, Pi suffered while lost at sea. The scorching hot sun and lack of food caused great punishment for his health. Also, the adversity led to the failure of Pi thinking he could withstand the trials of being a shipwrecked young man. His courageous success of survival through the loss of his family and suffering earned him the title of an archetypal hero. Heroism is not only achieved by greatness; additionally, it can be earned through the brave conquering of death and
I had to go on…” (51). Ralph keeps trying to lead and be efficient or at least contribute something to the island, while Jack does not help at all. Jack instead, becomes obsessive with meat and hunting, once again showing the darker and aggressive behaviors that Jack has. This also leads to Jack and Ralph clashing, contributing to the conflict once again. Later when the fire goes out, Jack acts dismissive, “ ‘ We can light the fire again.
He is getting used to killing and comments on his mixed emotions: “You may be astonished that in such a short period of time I could go from weeping over the muffled killing of a flying fish to gleefully bludgeoning to death a Dorado.” (Life of Pi 185) Pi realizes that he must rely on himself for survival: he cannot depend upon being rescued by another: this forces him to be resilient and resourceful. Especially after the tanker passes, Pi realizes that he cannot depend upon others. The whole range of emotions spreads through him. He must not dwell on the negatives: “I survived because I made a point of forgetting.”
Santiago's perseverance and bravery are more illustrated when he tries to oppose the sharks. He was a fisher all his life and so he is aware of the sharks is going to end up fishing off the fish; however he keeps fighting the sharks. The battle between him and also the sharks are a lot of concerning principles then a mere fish. Santiago continues to be a good individual deep down and warriors fight with great bravery. One of the best and most evident items of symbolism within the story is Santiago’s bravery.
For the first time in the novel the boy wanted to accompany the man as he investigated a site, but the man refused to take the boy with him because “someone has to take care of things. ”(223) Earlier in the novel, the man was always portrayed as the more responsible one and allotted menial tasks to the boy; however, this shows that the man considers the boy to be more mature and worthy of greater responsibility. The man senses that the boat might present some horrors and addresses this concern by involving the boy in his mission as the lookout, an important player in most ventures. Even after the thoroughly searching the boat for items, the man does not panic when the boy loses the pistol and instead of blaming the boy for his error the man takes some of the blame as most mature equals do.
In Life of Pi, written by Yann Martel, are many examples of this theme. The first example of conflict in this novel could be man vs. self, Pi is at a constant battle with himself, because when he is out at sea he has to make many decisions, like deciding what is most important to him, staying alive or being true to himself. Another example of man vs. self would be in Pi’s second story without the animals, the hyena represents the cook. When the cook amputates the sailors infected leg, it was done to save his life but the cook admitted that he actually did it for bait but it was not effective enough as it was decayed, and the
These are the reasons I think the narrator will pick the bass or Sheila. Here are some reasons why I think he will pick the bass. When reading the story I could tell the boy loved to fish a lot. He would try hiding the fish from Shelia by dragging it across underwater. He tried not to lose the fish cause he thinks it is the biggest one he had got.
“The Old Man and the Sea” is a short story, with defeat as one of its many themes, written in 1951 by American author Ernest Hemingway. Defeat is shown throughout the short novel in ways including when Santiago, the old man, has not caught a fish for 84 days then when he finally hooks a fish, it is a marlin that is too heavy to bring aboard. Then as the man tries to bring the marlin ashore by pulling it along the side of his boat, sharks eat the marlin. This along with other events shows me that Santiago was ultimately defeated. Santiago is a man that lives in a small village who fishes for food, not recreationally.
Odysseus is not a hero because he stabs Polyphemus in the eye and blinds him. Odysseus is still a hero because he is a leader. Moreover, after Odysseus and his men fight the Cicones, he orders ¨Back and Quickly! Out to sea again!” (Homer 984).
Not every father are perfect. You are not the only father that feel guilty. Every father make their mistake. They only think of their child, because they love them. The door will be open if you decide to go.”
He has high quality fishing equipment, and he puts his fishing rod in the boat without thinking about it. The last reason I think he could pick the bass is because he is ignoring Sheila because of a bass. Sheila is talking to him and all he can think about is the bass and he worries about losing the fish. The narrator could also pick Sheila. The first reason he could pick Sheila is that