Unformatted text preview: the possession of the boat. Unfortunately, the Indian tried to shoot again after all his efforts; that’s when Natty felt obliged to defend himself and kill the Indian. I believe that was one of his first killing scene but he didn’t really have any choice. On his way back, he saw another Indian, but decided to let him leave because he was not armed. My interpretation of this text is that Natty is an honorable ethical man, who really had strong morals and values. He really valued life. He was also portrayed as a courageous man who didn’t back down on challenges. I think one of the author’s goals is to show how heroic and ethical Natty was in contrast to his comrades....
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course LIT 100 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '11 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.
- Spring '11
- American Literature