Ishmael found himself lost and alone in the forest and can't seem to find his way out. He spent several days in the same spot trying his best to survive. I chose this scene because I felt that this captured an important part of his journey. I see Ishmael as being self aware and smart, he chose to follow his instincts and stay put where it was safe and make the most out of what he had to survive. This signifies Ishmael's survival and this is important to the novel because this was apart of his journey and what he went through as he tried to escape the war.