[2015] Lauren Concepcion: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

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[2015] Lauren Concepcion: Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

The type of conflict carried throughout the story is Man v.s. Nature. Ernest Shackleton plus his crew face cold, dry Antarctica, and trying to survive and get rescued after their ship, the Endurance sank.

Main Protagonist: Ernest Shaclketon (the Boss)Foil:Shackleton's crew of 27 menAntagonist:Antarctica Point of View:Author's point of view


The setting takes place in Antarctica, specifically the Antarctic Circle. The climate there is really cold, dry, and the largest desert in the world. Shackleton's expedition started in the 1910s, and he and his crew temporarily camped in their traveling boat, the Endurance.


The theme is A Quest or Journey because the Endurance crew travel across the Antarcic Circle and be the first ones to explore around it.

The Endurance crew get picked up by a rescue ship, and on August 30, they saw it, the Yelcho, a 20-foot long boat and return back to England


Shipwreck at the Bottom of the WorldBy: Jennifer Armstrong



Genre: Historical-fictionLexile: 1090

For a video of what the Endurance crew was like, click this underlined text!


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