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Unformatted text preview: 11-23-10Peer Gynt ACT VThough Peer Gynt expresses his selfishness for money when Gynt relplies to the Captain, right! Its nobodys at all but mine, he is quite the contrary when he sees other people shipwrecked. He scolds the captain and his crew for not saving the peopleYou curs! Cowards! Are you forgetting, Those men have wives and children waiting At home for them? This is a dramatic change of character since the beginning of the chapter where he was portrayed as a fool to where its obvious that Gynt wants to save these people. What caused this change? (154-156)The mysterious passenger that comes on board during the storm seems to have come out of nowhere. He is depicted as white as sheet. Though this is a physical characteristic of those who lock themselves inside rooms and study, as Gynt assumed these scientists! Damned freethinkers., could the passenger be Death, since the passenger thinks (or knows) that the ship will sink, and wants Gynts cadaver. thinks (or knows) that the ship will sink, and wants Gynts cadaver....
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course SCANDIN 5B taught by Professor Ian during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Spring '11