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Unformatted text preview: the possession of the boat. Unfortunately, the Indian tried to shoot again after all his efforts; thats when Natty felt obliged to defend himself and kill the Indian. I believe that was one of his first killing scene but he didnt 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 didnt back down on challenges. I think one of the authors goals is to show how heroic and ethical Natty was in contrast to his comrades....
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- Spring '11
- American Literature