What three items to bring with you on a deserted island, teacher found it quite humerous, its very long

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Three Weeks On A Deserted Island

For how many years has man asked the question, "what three items would you bring with you if you were stranded on a deserted island?" Well today that question will be answered. In the following essay it will be proven that an axe, a deep metal skillet, and very large spool of thick rope, would be the three items, which would help someone best survive for three weeks on a deserted island. This will be proven through careful analysis of the uses of these items.

Now the first item chosen was an axe. The reasons that the axe was chosen as one of the three items are numerous in amount. The first reason, is that something sharp would be needed in order to survive, to kill animals to eat etc. and an axe is much more versatile than a knife. An axe could be used to cut down trees and chop them up to make firewood.

This would be very useful for survival because in order to survive you need warmth all the time. It is one of the most important necessities of all. Without warmth death by hypothermia could result. The fire could also be used to cook food such as a wild hog or bird, or any other animal living on the island, and it could be used to purify water by boiling it, both of which are necessities as well. That wood cut down with the axe could also be used to make a shelter a numerous amount of trees could be cut down and used to make a lean to, or other type of shelter to protect from adverse weather conditions, obviously the shelter couldn't be built with just wood so that large spool of thick rope would come in...