Robinson Crusoe Change Quotes

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Robinson Crusoe In the novel by Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe changes in significant ways throughout the novel. Through his adventures and hardships, he undergoes noticeable and intriguing life changes. However, some of his attributes remain constant. The first stage of his life starts when the novel opens. Robinson Crusoe leaves home, highly spirited to explore the world and search for wealth. He acts disobediently by neglecting his father’s advice to stay at home and drop his quench for worldly pleasures. Robinson Crusoe acted bravely and naively in pursuit of adventure and riches. That is reflected in the line “My head began to be filled very early with rambling thoughts...but I would be satisfied with nothing but going to sea” (Defoe).…show more content…
His value for humanity and life is demonstrated at this stage. For instance, in one incidence at the sea, he was kind to the caption and the crew, even before thinking of himself. This was the change that involved not just proclaiming to be a Christian, but also acting as one. Robinson Crusoe grew by acting moral and thanking God. He even reflects on the way God had constantly saved him. That is confirmed in the line “I looked back upon my past life with such horror…that my soul sought nothing of a God but deliverance…bore down all my comfort,” (Defoe). Certainly, Robinson Crusoe became more perfect and complete in terms of spiritual and moral growth. At the end of Robinson Crusoe’s time away from civilized society, he had changed significantly. Crusoe accepted the supremacy and importance of God. He also began acting like a real Christian. He seems to at least partially care about others. Still he is not a perfect person. He still exhibits signs of racism and imperialism. He is not perfect but still is a much more well-rounded person. Robinson Crusoe care about others and God. He also understands the rough and unpredictable nature of the
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