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Robinson Crusoe has the desire to be his own king, sole controller of every aspect of his life, disobeying anyone in order to be his own leader, controller of his destiny. Robinson Crusoe has the drive to be the leader of his own destiny and the controller of every aspect . Robinson Crusoe is just one character in Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe that finds him self in different power situations. His reactions to the different power situations develop and display his personality. Robinson finds himself as “second in command” a couple of times, which does not settle well with him. He does not want anyone to make any kind of decision for him in kind of way. In his own mind, Robinson must be in control of his own destiny. To start off the novel, Robinson finds himself second in command of his own destiny to his father. He can not handle this. To be the controller of his destiny and first in command, he disobeys his father’s wishes. He wants to be a sailor and travel by boat around the world. His father on the other hand dubs this dangerous and
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Mahar during the Spring '06 term at St. John Fisher College.

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Crusoe paper - Robinson Crusoe has the desire to be his own...

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