Another form of violence was Ryker cutting Starrett’s fences, giving the message that he wanted him off of his homestead. Shane just repaired the fences and they ignored the threats. This was a major theme of violence to get a point across in many parts of the west, leading to large disputes. Many of these disputes were settled because of personal issues, which should have been legal issues but the law was too far away to enforce. The movie quotes that “the law is three days from here” indicating that they would not be able to go get a government official to settle a dispute for them, leaving them to their own devices to settle any conflicts.
Many other groups lost members. Some individuals found the lost people, but left them to die (didn’t have the strength or would have led to their demise as well). Both a Japanese team and a team led by Dr. Stuart Hutchison discovered some near death survivors but left them to perish. Two members of the Japanese team found one of the Ladakhi climbers lying in the snow, frostbitten but alive, barely. The Japanese team did not want to risk their expedition and they continued climbing towards the summit.
Page 24.) By saying he could survive anything, it is not expected for him to commit suicide. Yet, in the end, his inflexible will causes his suicide because he cannot deal with the change brought by the missionaries. Therefore his death is even more ironic because the very thing that he says can get him through anything is his will, which is why he kills himself. “Then they came to the tree from which Okonkwo 's body was dangling, and they stopped dead.
In the beginning, Henry wanted to be a hero but by noticing what war was about he wanted no part of it and ran from the battle until it was over. He was a coward because every time the regiment would go into battle he would leave them so he could be safe in the woods, he saw the death and wounded men and did not want to be like the others. In chapter five, Henry begins to show his courage. Henry fires at the rivals along with the regiment with rage until the enemy retreats. Even though, when the rivals regrouped and charged back the other men started to flee so he followed them into the woods.
Not only did Salva lose Marial and his family but he also lost the person he knew the most in the group, Uncle. “…one of the men aimed his gun at Uncle. Three shots rang out.” (63) After both Marial and Uncle died it became difficult for Salva to continue on but in spite of all his doubts Salva knew that Marial and Uncle would want him to go on. “…Salva knew that both of them would have wanted him to survive, to finish the trip and reach the Itang refugee camp safely. It was almost as if they had left their strength with him, to help him on his journey.”
Throughout the novel Salva demonstrates determination by pushing himself to do his best and not give up on anything no mater what is going on. One instance where Salva showed determination is on page 65, paragraph 4. “Marial was gone. Uncle was gone, too, murdered by those Nuer men right before salva’s eyes. Marial and uncle were no longer by his side,and they never would be again,but salva knew that both of them would have wanted him to survive,to finish the trip and reach the itang refugee camp safely.
In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell suggests to, trust yourself or you won’t succeed. The reader learns that survival is a different world in order to succeed, you need to use instincts, knowledge, and resources. In the exposition, the main character Sanger Rainsford uses his knowledge and instincts to fight against General Zaroff. The first scene uses foreshadowing to show how Rainsford is going to be in life or death situations. In addition, when Zaroff thought it was right about killing humans, but Rainsford knew it was wrong to kill humans.
In the book the Cellist of Sarajevo Dragan has to leave his sister’s house and he has to cross an intersection, but he knows that he will be shot at if he does and he sees someone get shot at the intersection. His landscape has influenced him because it wasn 't always like this and now he has to watch where he goes in his hometown.He says “‘I can 't remember if we were like that, or just think we were. It seems impossible to remember what things were like.’And he suspects this is what the men on the hills want most. They would, of course, like to kill them all, but if they can 't, they would like to make them forget how they used to be, how civilized people act.”(Galloway,pg 77).Dragons landscape has influenced his fear of going out cause it wasn 't always