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Flashcards in chp. 22 - the race Deck (18):
1

what announces the arrival of the day of the horse race?

the crowning of a rooster

2

how old is Manjiro on the day of the day?

17

3

how has his relationship with Captain Whitfield changed?

they are more friends that father and son

4

what has Captain Whitfield arranged for Manjiro?

an apprenticeship with Mr. Hussey

5

what is a cooper?

a barrel maker

6

what is the name of a cooper?

Mr. Hussey

7

why does Captain Whitfield feel it is important for Manjiro to apprentice with the cooper?

it is an honest trade, there is always a demand for coopers, and will allow Manjiro to make a living

8

why has Captain Whitfield decided to go back to sea?

he needs the money to support his family

9

what is the name of the ship he will captain? (Whitfield)

William and Eliza

10

how does Manjiro feel about this news from Captain Whitfield?

a mix of relief, melancholy, dread, excitement, and incoherence

11

what does Manjiro miss?

life on board ship

12

when Tom arrives at the horse race, what is wrong with his face?

a black eye

13

how does Tom respond to the comment about his black eye?

"You should see the other fellow!"

14

what is the name of Tom's horse?

Lightning

15

what word does Manjiro shout during the race?

Independent!

16

what is "the out-in-the-open, wind-in-the-hair, whooping-and-hollering, rip-roaring feeling" Manjiro has experienced in America?

the feeling of freedom

17

who wins the horse race?

Tom

18

who hits Tom in the face for riding Lightning in the horse race?

Tom's father