The Open Boat

by: Stephen Crane

Plot Overview Quick Quiz

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Why does the captain sit at the bow instead of rowing?

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What distant sight temporarily gives hope to the men aboard the boat?

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What is the immediate outcome of the men’s attempt to run the surf?

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Who or what helps the correspondent swim to shore?

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Which of the men dies in his attempt to swim ashore?