What are three of the difficulties that Farquhar seems to overcome while he is in the stream?

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ask996 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

First he manages to get his wrists untied. Then he claws the rope away from his neck. He fights his way to the surface and bursts out of the water breathing in great gulps of air. He then finds he must then dive deep down into the stream to avoid being shot. Once again he fights his way to the surface and emerges downstream and continues to swim along with the current in his apparent attempt at escape.

bethany2010 | Student

Ok, first of all Hughjazz I looked up the answer to this questionĀ also, not because I didn't read the story but it is hard to stay focused and sometimes people need help. Who are you to tell someone that they are going to pretty much fail in college because they needed help. I am not retarded and got accepted at the University of Denver and I am getting help with this "easy" question, so get a life and let people do their work however they need to in order to get it done. If you didn't need help for this question why read it then give stupid remarks that a 2nd grader would give. Apparently you read this question because you needed help or don't have a life so you have to put other people down.

Good luck in college buddy...

hughjazz | Student

Why don't you actually read the story? I mean come on. Easy question, so easy that I could tell you didn't even read it. You're graduating high school in 2010? Good luck in college buddy.