Fascinated with Khrenov’s work, Jensen sought to start an underwater welding program in the US. Later, with the US brought into WWII, he traveled to the Annapolis naval engineering experiment station for welding research. For the years that followed in the war, Jensen served in the Navy and conducted the operations for their underwater welding and cutting program. Some of his most notable underwater construction includes salvaging several of the sunken ships in Pearl Harbor. During his life, Jensen vastly expanded the underwater welding program in the US and helped create the arc-oxygen underwater cutting process.
Edward Prendick is the main character and protagonist in the novel “The Island of Dr. Moreau”. At the beginning of the book, he has an established life as a biologist in London. This life is filled with trials, but Prendick is set apart from much of society because of his firm moral code. One day, while out on a boat with two seamen, a large ship unwittingly crashes into their small seacraft. Naturally, there is severe damage and the remains of the boat are scattered out into the middle of the ocean.
The book “I Survived the Shark Attack” is a thrilling fictional tale about a boy who got attacked by a shark and survived. This tale is based on shark attacks in the summer of 1916. The story takes place in New Jersey in a small city called Elm Hills near the atlantic ocean. Chet Roscow is a friendly, brave, and adventurous 10 year old boy. His family is constantly moving because his father is always chasing new business ideas.
On his 85th day out to sea, Santiago encounters a marlin who resists his attempts at catching him leading to a two-day feud. Once Santiago makes it to sea he manages to get a strong and huge marlin to fall for his bait. This is reminiscent to another time of his life when he went a prolonged time with bad luck and wasn’t able to capture anything, but when he finally made a catch, it was a giant fish. Instead of the marlin allowing Santiago a quick kill, he fights back and refuses to stop swimming, dragging along Santiago’s skiff with him. In Santiago’s mind, he isn’t that bothered or worried about the fish putting up a fight thinking, “This will kill him… He can’t do this forever” (Hemingway 45).
These changes of their name illustrates the duality theme linked with the two characters in this novel. Richard Parkers real name is also useful in the novel in the context of Pi’s thirstiness he experience on the lifeboat. In Chapter 8 page 33-34 Yan Martel explain in very fine detail how Pi’s father illustrated what a real
On the 16 January 1775, famous British explorer James Cook and his crew re-discovered South Georgia on his second voyage. There he marvelled at the abundance of fur, elephant seals and penguins, about which he wrote “whose flesh eat nearly as well as bullocks liver”, clearly fed up with the food from the ship rations. After circumnavigating the island, Cook concluded that South Georgia was in fact and island and not part of a continent. Sailing southeast in search of the continent, James Cook and his crew discovered the South Sandwich Island 15 days later, on 31 January. He spent a week mapping the islands in very dense, cold fog, after which he concluded that the islands were not part of a continent either.
A certain case I’d like to shine light upon is Tilikum the SeaWorld killer whale. Tilikum was first brought to SeaWorld in Orlando Florida from SeaLand, a Canadian water park, when he was only nine years old. The orca is known to be a very intelligent species and relies on other orcas of the same relation to cope with basic life activities. Tilikum was ripped from his family putting him through much stress causing him to act out and demonstrate bad behaviors. As Tilikum grew larger he out grew his of his exhibit and his pod forcing him to be
As he came back to the village, he insists on bringing the head and the skeleton of the fish with him. Here is symbolism as the man was keen on bringing the skeleton to show society that he caught the fish and managed in doing this. I think that Santiago wins the struggle because he proves his heroic deed by being survived till the
“The Pirate! In an adventure in an adventure in Whaling” Gideon Defoe The Orion Publishing Group, published in 2005 General Description: This story is all about friendship between the two enemies. They are Pirate Captain and Black Bellamy. Through catching the White Whale, their friendship back. The relationship between Pirate Captain and the rest of his crew tested in this story.
Santiago is an old fisherman who goes out on a long, epic journey. He faces many challenges, both mentally and physically. On his journey he talks about many things, including the sea turtles; which he admires very much. At the beginning of his journey, Santiago is optimistic and has good mental and physical health. At the end of his journey, however he is beaten down both mentally and physically.