Flashcards in chp. 1 - the storm Deck (18):
Samurai's Creed : what is the dwelling of a samurai?
Samurai's Creed: who are the parents of a samurai?
Heaven and Earth
when does the story begin?
January, 1841, 12th year of Tempo, Year of the Ox
where does the story begin?
Off the coast of Shikoku, Japan
"Barbarians" by Denzo
Hairy faces, big noses, & blue eyes
why are the fisherman desperate to find fish?
they have found no fish for 3 days; their families will go hungry
why does Toraemon think Manjiro is a pest?
Manjiro asks too many questions
why were the fisherman unable to steer their boat?
the storm damaged their tiller and sails
Japanese word for "The Black Current"
Manjiro's image of Barbarians?
fanged monsters with long, slashing tails, dagger-sharp horns, & icy blue eyes
Wanted b4 death:
Denzo: buy his own fishing boat
Toraemon: get married
Jusuke: hot bath & a fish dinner
Goemon: fish dinner w/ pickled turnips
Manjiro: to be a samurai
who is the eldest fisherman?
who is the youngest fisherman?
who dismissed Manjiro from a job at the rice mill?
why was Manjiro dismissed from his job at the rice mill?
Manjiro put stones in the mill grinder to speed up husking, but it made the rice inedible
why had Manjiro joined the fishermen?
he needed a job; he wanted a chance to redeem himself
what does the bird symbolize?