Liberal Arts In a Post Katrian World

Liberal Arts In a Post Katrian World - Colin Eagan...

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Colin Eagan Cornerstone Section 03 9/06/2011 Liberal Arts In a Post Katrina World Trapped in a horrific, tragic, and devastated post Katrina New Orleans we find Abdulrahman Zeitoun choosing to stay in the chaotic hell hole to carry out what he believes is Gods mission for him, and what does this man have to help him on his crusade through the underwater city? Nothing but an aluminum canoe, his guts, and his liberal arts skills. Zeitoun and all the other characters in this book exhibit constant example of their liberal arts skills. Zeitoun himself I feel is the most well rounded character in the story on his liberal education. In every decision he makes he thinks clearly about what he is doing and what the consequences could be. While he may not be the most highly educated in the story to me he acts the most “holistic”. He is careful, calm, and precise. His overall view of life and the way he approaches situations like the storm with a certain calm and confidence. Some could call this ignorance and stubbornness but I see it as the way he was brought up as a child. His farther and brother educated him on the workings of the sea. Zeitoun acts as a constant problem solver in situations that require quick decision making. Its easy to view him as the most well rounded character with Zeitoun being the main character,
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