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The Open Boat Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

What philosophical values, if any, are presented or advocated by Crane in "The Open Boat"? Explain.

How are heroism and courage defined in "The Open Boat"?

Explain how the narrator's concentration on his senses, such as seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting, touching, smelling, create the feeling of immediacy in "The Open Boat"

Like "The Open Boat," Winslow Homer's painting "The Gulf Stream" treats the theme of survival at sea. Compare Homer's treatment of this theme with Crane's treatment.

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