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The transformation of Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe the protagonist of Defoes novel experiences journeys and adventures which transform him from an unsure immature and disobedient son to a religious experienced man with a strong faith in God and strong set of morals and values During the start of the story Robinson Crusoes father hopes that his only living son will become a lawyer and advises him not to set out on sea life He disobeys his father and ultimately gets stranded on an island in which he learns valuable life lessons and transforms into a whole new person Robinson Crusoe was a very uncertain boy who could never make up his mind and keep his decisions For example at the beginning of the novel Crusoes father warns and tells him to stay away from the adventures of the ocean He initially agrees to his fathers wishes and plans on not taking to sea But after a few days he changes his mind and takes back what he said Another example is that when Crusoe was on his first ship a storm hit and Crusoe promised not to take any more adventures on the sea Of course he changed his mind again and planned on going to see again Crusoe is also an easily persuaded person When he decided not to go to sea again because of the storm his shipmates ridiculed him For this reason only Crusoe changed his minds and takes back his promise If it were not for this he would have had none of his problems of the entire novel Later in the novel Crusoe can make clever decisions which benefit his well being on the island Throughout Crusoes experiences on the island he changes from an unreligious person to a faithful and pious believer in God and Christianity Crusoe had many times in which he could have died but ended up surviving For example
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