The Open Boat

by: Stephen Crane

Analysis of Major Characters Quick Quiz

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What unique problem does the Correspondent take on during his time aboard the boat?

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What meaning does the Correspondent temporarily take from the natural “cruelty” the four men face?

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What event has left the Captain a broken man?

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What is the Captain fighting for, first and foremost, as he attempts to guide the boat to safety?

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By following the Captain’s orders and instilling confidence in others, what character type does the Oiler come to embody?