Robinson Crusoe Essay | The Effect of God on Robinson Crusoe

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The Effect of God on Robinson Crusoe

Summary: Evaluates the ever changing relationship between Robinson Crusoe and God, and how this relationship effects Crusoe's life.
It has been observed that when placed in harsh or unusual conditions, people tend to look to spiritual support to help them overcome adversity. In Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe not only depicts the struggle of a man abandoned on a deserted island, but also depicts Crusoe's repentance for past disobedience against his father and humanity as well as his acceptance of religion into his life. Crusoe's religious beliefs, however, do not remain consistent; in fact, he later uses religion as a justification for murder and other immoral acts. Crusoe accepts religion into his life, repenting for his sins throughout the novel, however his faith is not genuine, only becoming strong when he experiences misfortunes.

Crusoe's religious beliefs are first encountered after he disobeys his father and sets sail in search of adventure and wealth. During the trip, the ship encounters a horrendous storm...

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