Max left the city to go live in the Florida Everglades though he is living a life full of misery as her finds it impossible to get rid of the guilt that forever haunts his days. The first novel of the series The Blue Edge of Midnight begins with the background to Max departure from the police force after killing
Friedrich Nietzsche once stated, “To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.” In the novel, Life of Pi by Yann Martel a young man, Pi, is enforced to survive through suffering and endure the grievances of a shipwrecked human being. After embarking on a journey with his family from India to Canada aboard a ship, the Tsimtsum, which holds a variety of zoo animals sinks. Facing the bitter truth that he does not have a family anymore, Pi must withstand the urge to mourn his family and seek survival. He is stranded with a boat of ferocious animals and hope. In the novel, Pi is an archetypal hero because a traumatic event changes his life forever, and he suffers from his journey.
Naturally, there is severe damage and the remains of the boat are scattered out into the middle of the ocean. With no way to make repairs, the three men are left stranded with few resources. After a few days in this situation, The other two men get desperate, fighting each other to the death for the right to eat each other. Throughout the struggle, Prendick refuses to give in to his primal desire for food, staying as far as he can from the fight. In this instance, Prendick shows just how strong a moral code he has.
In the summer of 1839 he came back to America continuing his struggle for wealth. Thus, failing again and desperate, he boards a whaling ship, the Acushnet, with no destination. The Acushnet sailed to South America, Pacific Ocean and South Seas. During his voyage, he left the Acushnet with a friend at Marquesas Islands. As a consequence of having a bad leg, he was left behind alone and lived a month with the natives.
Abstract: Ernest Hemingway’s protagonists share some specific qualities that define them as ‘code heroes’. The code by which the protagonists live is related to dignity, courage, endurance, self-control, and grace under pressure. The protagonists of Hemingway, in the course of their steady evolution, overcome the harsh realities of life with their code. In the novel, To Have and Have Not, Hemingway presents the protagonist, Harry Morgan’s, struggle for existence during the period of economic Depression in 1930s. He is an exceptional fisherman who owns a boat and occasionally arranges fishing trips for tourists to make some quick money.
For a few nights they sleep on the boat in which they came in while they build their shelter on the land. The weather gets worse and worse as they extend their stay, for several days it is just bitter cold and rains non-stop. Going days and days with nothing to do, the brotherband of outcasts begin splitting; the boys begin arguing and bickering over imbecile subjects and issues such as sleeping arrangements. The group sets sail in pursuit of the pirates once more. The real warriors of Skandia soon join them on the journey.
He also finds friends amongst the pirates of different nationalities on the ship. The film concludes when the Captain’s Revenge lands at Port Tortuga. The governor of the port persuades them to give up their ways and surrender. Robert and James decide to surrender and retire to a life at the plantations and Robert decides never to return to his past life. 2.
The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez describes the adventures of Ramírez, a poor Spanish American carpenter from Puerto Rico, who was taken captive by British pirates and was supposedly forced to work with them for two years. The book portrays Ramírez as a victim in the hands of pirates while emphasizing the graphic depictions of English pirate cruelty in order to serve Ramírez and the Mexican Viceroy’s purposes. However, through careful examination of the story, I believe that he indeed was a pirate, and will explain so in this essay by arguing four points: first, that Ramírez headed towards familiar territory due to the lack of paperwork for his belongings, second, his lack of explanation of why he did not escape whenever possible, third, his ownership of special weapons, and lastly, the use of words in his storytelling. To begin, Ramírez sailed to Spanish territory because he had no papers that certified that the ship and its cargo were his, as seen through Zepherino de Castro’s many attempts to restrain and seize Ramírez’s property (149). This meant, that he needed to find Spanish soil and subjects, where he knew the laws will be more lenient (rather than somewhere like Madagascar, where he could be denounced as a pirate to Spanish authorities in exchange
He was involved in series of violent storms at sea. He was warned by captain that he should not be sea fearing man. He was ashamed in going back to home. He boarded another ship and returned from successful trip to Africa. He met with bad luck and was taken prisoner in Sallee.