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Rex Grey Mr Volding English III 2 May 1999 Fridays Moral Triumph The primitive Friday demonstrates exceedingly good values superior to those of the civilized Crusoe Fridays honesty loyalty and natural innocence are unequaled by Crusoes deceptiveness lack of trust in Friday and pessimistic ideas Early life in civilization gives Crusoe preconceptions that dont allow for simple natural thinking Yet Friday raised as a savage is given to simple childlike behavior When compared with Crusoe Friday triumphs with his good-natured morals Fridays honesty is apparent not only to the reader but also to Crusoe Crusoes own description of Friday is evidence of this I had a singular satisfaction in the fellow himself his simple unfeigned honesty appeared to me more and more every day148 Crusoe specifies Fridays honesty as simple and unfeigned It seems Crusoe would have expected a savage to be misleading also a sign of his preconceptions Again when Crusoe is jealous of Friday at his expression of joy at the thought of his own country Crusoe found everything he said was so honest and so innocent that I could find nothing to nourish my suspicion152 Crusoes jealousy stems from his civilized thinking and Fridays pure expression of truth comes from his primitive ways Yet when Friday surprises Crusoe with a simple and innocent question Crusoe pretended not to hear him150 Crusoe is surprised and attempts to deceive Friday to forget the question It seems Crusoes natural reaction in that situation is to lie Friday has an honesty that Crusoe cannot compete with In everything that Friday says and does he relates only the truth because Friday does not know differently Furthermore part of this honesty comes from Fridays deep loyalty to Crusoe Fridays servitude to Crusoe is demonstrated immediately after his rescue when Friday put his head on the ground and put Crusoes foot on his head From that point on Friday is completely loyal to Crusoe After a good
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