Brian shows confidence in coming up with innovative solutions for his survival.
For someone who is young and does not have a ton of survival experience, Brian is actually fairly confident. Many boys in his situation would give up or get discouraged much more easily than he does. Brian has his ups and downs, but generally speaking he is intelligent and innovative, and continues to work hard. He doesn’t let mishaps get him down.
An example of this is his desire to get a better food source. Brian wants to develop a fish spear. He makes a plan and carries it out, confident that he will succeed. It is not successful at first.
He had been so sure, so...
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