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The Open Boat Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3 Summary

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Part 3 Summary

The captain has command of a tiny, little boat, with a crew of three unlikely shipmates. Given their current circumstances, they have become the most loyal of friends. Even the correspondent, whose life is not of the sea and whose nature is normally more cynical, can feel the warm bond, and he marks it silently as the best experience he has ever had.

The men try to effect a sail in order to have some help from the wind. They tie the captain's overcoat to an oar and hold in upright, and they see immediate results. This is very pleasing, especially to the men who have been rowing. Finally, each of the men catches a glimpse of land. The wind dies down and they are forced into rowing, once again.

None of them have slept for two days and nights, and exhaustion is setting in for the...

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