First of all, he didn’t supply some things like binoculars for the lookouts that could have saw the iceberg before it was in view with just your eyes and sent a message to the captain to turn and miss the iceberg. The Titanic was just for show and he wanted it to be fancy and was assured that it wouldn’t sink so he took of half of the lifeboats. Also, the stacks were just for show and one of them didn’t even work. Thomas had to get the Titanic out
Damage Controlmen have been stripped of there welding Certifications. Baring the men and woman of the Damage controlmen rate from using their welding abilities on ships and small boats is not only a disservice to the Coast Guard but also its members. Since Damage Controlmen are not allowed to weld on vessels they are not able to preform their job in a satisfactory manner, this practice it is not cost efficient and it is resulting in more casualties. Damage Controlmen (DC’s) have been stripped of their welding Certifications they acquired from the Coast Guard because of a few preventable mishaps, due to the lack of following procedures that were already in place and working. Upon completing DC A-School the 3rd Class DC’s are taught the basics
The lack of communication throughout the whole journey home will eventually lead to mistrust and betrayal of Odysseus by his crew. Following Scylla and Charybdis they reach the island of the god of the sun, and because of the crew’s spite for Odysseus they don’t follow his directions not to harm the cattle of the Sun. Just in the events of the journey back to Ithaca alone the reader can see how Odysseus’ inability to be a strong leader leads to the dismantling of a good relationship between him and his crew, which leads to a much more difficult trip. Odysseus’ inability to be a great leader for the group leads to a lot of conflict among the crew members. Some point
On the last two stanzas, it says, “Unsignificantly off the coast there was a splash quite unnoticed. This was Icarus drowning.” In those last stanzas it says that Icarus’s death was overlooked by everyone because they were so focused in their own lives just how Brueghel illustrated the painting in which no one was paying attention to
As it has been shown, Jim is foolhardy because he ran out from under the bridge, goes off of the ship with the pirates, and runs out of the stockade. Although Jim’s actions were extremely foolhardy, they worked out in the end because of luck. Jim’s actions demonstrate that he is a foolhardy person because, in times of peril, he doesn’t take the time to think and makes bad decisions, putting himself and often others in danger. In conclusion, Jim is a foolhardy person
Pipes are essential to a house’s daily function of water circulation. The Second World War broke England’s “pipes,” which represent its social structure, and the society was stagnant. Mr. Thomas, also known as the Old Misery, symbolizes the old generation which failed to take care of the old society. Although he is able to repair the house, he is “too mean” to do it (89). The establishments of England were not willing to “spend money on the property,” and they did not know how to fix the society, just like Mr. Thomas, who “had never learnt plumbing”
Also in Book 10. “the bad winds thus escape and blow the ships back to Aeolus’ island. The king refuses to help them again, believing now that their voyage has been cursed by the gods.” Due to the heavy hands the gods had in the lives of the Greeks,
She feels ashamed that she allowed that to happen even though there was nothing she could do. Disappointed that she cheated on her “boyfriend” August who was never actually more than a friend and that she was never able to reunite with her father. In the end she wasn’t able to make it on to the lifeboat with her child. She floats in the ocean becoming one with with the “shame (that was) all around me now.” (606) Finally Alfred describes “fear is hunter” (33) (609) due to the fact that Alfred would like to do daring and bold things but fear always holds him back. He pretends to hold a big position as one of the lead crew members when in actually he is nothing.
The events that have occurred and are occurring to you, people of Puerto Rico, are terrible tragedies that no one should go through. The drought and lack of clean water are effects due to the unspeakable Hurricane Maria, the one who took your lives away. Your people are dying due to the bacteria (such as leptospirosis) that they are ingesting, and nothing is being done. Yet still, you shall never give up your hope. Do not hate
Does surviving on an island on your own seem like a hard accomplishment? That is what the young survivors try to accomplish in the book Lord of the Flies, written by William Golding. In the novel, they let the signal fire burn out because of their lack of discipline. They did not cooperate as well which led to the disappearance of the scar-faced “littlun”. If they had followed the basic survival strategies, they may have been rescued earlier.