How do the men form a brotherhood? List some examples.

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All of the characters in the story are quite literally in the same boat, which means that even though they might not ordinarily give each other the time of day, they have to put aside their differences in order to maximize their chances of survival.

And to a large extent they do. The men aboard the boat develop a "them and us" mentality, which gives them a fair degree of strength in the face...

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