The Log from the Sea of Cortez contains not only information on marine biology but also discussions on philosophy, biology and spirituality, among others. Discuss whether sea voyage or any voyage in particular prompts analytical thinking on life and other sublime topics. Support your answers with examples from the story.
The Log from the Sea of Cortez was created out of the author's own frustration over finding documentation that can help him in his voyage, and the desire to do favor for future travelers not to encounter the same fate. Do you think the log serves its purpose? Is there much to be gained from it by future sea travelers? Cite specific characteristics of the log that will be particularly helpful for future travelers.
The Log from the Sea of Cortez is meant as a document to help future sea travelers. Instead it contains many discussions on philosophy...
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