The Sea Devil Questions
- He didn’t have to fish for living, or even for food. He was a man who worked with his head, no with hi hands. But he liked to cast alone. He liked the loneliness and the labor of it. The man is caught by the manta and he almost die. He’s unable to see what he’s catching when it’s night outside and dark.
- a) The man accidentally netting a huge Manta Ray and becoming attached to the ray after the rope twists around his wrists.
- b) The man mentioned he let the baby porpoise go.
c)The man took one last deep breath, and he went down under the black water until he was sitting on the bottom of the bay.
- The complicating incident: The man decides to only let his net go, when he sees more swirls.
A single crisis: He realized that he had caught a sea devil instead of some mullets.
The climax: When he accepts that he could die.
The resolution: He let the mullet go and he will never go casting alone at night.
The ending: It’s a happy ending because he was saved.
- Civilized world is everywhere people live in well-organized. Primitive world is where its only natural aspects of earth.
In the beginning of the story, he said that the world is much different from the 20th century. It’s an example of the civilized world and primitive world. For my opinion, the references of the planes and the causeway a symbol to show that the people have accomplished. The causeway is to overcome the struggles. Man’s wife is resting at home, and safe.
- The man learns not to be hunter and how to be more empathetic. He released the mullet because he felt sorry for the mullet.
- Simile: “A great horned thing shot like a huge bat of the water”
Personification: “Behind him, the lights glowed in the cheerful room”
Simile: “A school of sardines surfaced suddenly, skittering along like drops of mercury”
- Sullen: bad tempered and sulky; gloomy.
- Weltering: move in a turbulent fashion.
- Elemental: Primary or basic
- Sinewy: (of a person or animal) learn and muscular.
- Hoisted: raise or haul up.
- Phosphorescence: light emitted by a substance without combustion or perceptible heat.
- Cordage: cords or ropes, especially in a ship’s rigging.
- Exhilaration: feeling of great happiness and excitement.
- Atavistic: a recurrence to a past style, manner, outlook, or activity.
- Centrifugal: moving away from a center.
- Gauntly: Barren, desolate
- Impeding: to slow the movement, progress, or action of something.
- Tenaciously: very determined to do something.
- Respite: a period of temporary delay.
- Equilibrium: a state of balance, one force is not stronger than the other.
- Imminent: about to happen