Here are a list of some but there are many more. Eventually, this conflict is resolved when Phillip asks Timothy to be his friend. As I was trying to sleep, I felt a sharp pain as something brushes against my hip, my fire glass! Though he lives for a few moments after the storm, Timothy eventually dies; his body is cut, bruised, and bleeding from the wind and debris. Once the Dutch were attacked by Germany in 1940, their territories including Curaçao were in danger of attack. Timothy states that there is nothing much except a bird every now and then. His dad was getting ready to take his brothers out and him,but his mom said that he had to stay home so he did. To weaken their Allied enemies, therefore, Germany began to target the refineries, torpedoing oil tankers and even attacking the refineries themselves.
Timothy is prepared for it and secures their knives and fish hooks, then ties Phillip and himself to a tree. Henrik van Boven: Phillip's Dutch-national friend in Curaçao; he does not understand Phillip's mother's disdain for blacks. Phillip is thankful for his friend and buries him. He keeps thinking about the Chinese sailors on the lake tankers. His mother says not to bother him.
The problem here is that he was being to judgmental; he was too quick to judge. He works in an oil refinery that increases the production of aviation gas. Terrified but curious, Jim looks out from his hiding place. Curaçao itself was attacked in February of 1942. Phillip's mother, Grace, is homesick for Virginia, and is very cautious about Phillip's adventures around the island. This problem is resolved when Phillip decides to work to overcome his limitations and accepts Timothy's survival training. Timothy and Phillip are trying to survive by themselves on an island i the middle of nowhere.
He and his father made plans to visit the cay where he and Timothy had survived for just over three months, until Timothy had been killed in a hurricane that had struck the cay when flying debris had severely lacerated him; he had given his life to protect Phillip's, using his body to shield Phillip from the debris. Timothy jumps in after him and saves him. And the Germans — will they come? Something hits Phillip from above. The U-boats have actually already attacked the big Lago oil refinery on the island of Aruba. I can rebuild my fire, and this time somewhere the old man won't find it. Hearing a pistol shot, however, the men panic and flee, leaving the blind Pew alone on the road.
They flew to New York, where the surgeon from New York Presbyterian who could perform the operation was based. All his life he was taught to look down on black-skinned people. Instead the Hato was torpedoed; as it sank, Phillip was struck on the back of the head by a piece of loose timber just as he was being thrown aboard a raft, which blinded him two days later. He was recruited by the Royal Dutch Shell Company for his expertise, and moved his family to Willemstad from Virginia. Phillip is distraught and even more, greedy. Phillip, the young narrator of The Cay, feels the same way as the story begins.
The operation was a success, restoring most of Phillip's vision, though he would always need eyeglasses from that day forward. Shmoop note: The Dutch aren't native to the island, though they have controlled it since 1634. They make their way onto the island and set up camp. Young readers can identify with Phillip's struggle for independence and his frustration in coping with situations over which he has virtually no control. When Sam saw Emily it was love at first site, soul mates. Timothy and Phillip have to take care of them selves for a log time. She tells Phillip it's his last day of school.
He never went home again. But, at the beginning of the book, Phillip does seem a little prejudice. His friends like them too, but for some reason his mother thinks they are dirty and unpleasant. His father comes home, and they talk about the war and the German U-boats. He was a big, ugly back man named Timothy.
In fact, some of Mr. She noted the scar on davids stomach caused by his mother when she threatened him with a knife and had accidently slipped and stabbed him. A common use for Storyboard That is to help students create a of the events from a story. Timothy let Phillip live by shielding him from the storm with his back. Its linear structure and dynamic protagonist also make The Cay a wonderful resource for teaching plot structure and character development.
Thank you for getting me to tell you what Chapter 5 was about. The mood of the chapter is solemn and sad. Phillip finds Henrik's know-it-all attitude a bit irritating. He teaches these to Phillip so that he won't be an invalid. In no time he successfully flags down a plane.