African American Literature shine

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In the poetry “Shine and the Sinking of the Titanic”, Shine is a hero. Shine is considered a hero because he left the sinking ship Titanic and swam to shore in order to save his life from a forthcoming tragedy. In this poem, it is apparent that Shine was an employee of the Titanic crew. Shine was a very intelligent and wise man, he did not heed to what the Captain, his boss was telling …

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…the position to save others but he did try, telling the Captain about the overflow in the boiler room illustrated that. Shine’s courageous attempt to swim to shore, changed his fate, his could have been as disastrous as the others on board, including the Captain who was warned by Shine from the beginning. What Shine did was not selfish; he in all probability had family and friends, and was determined to see them again.