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Flashcards in chp. 26 - the franklin Deck (15):
1

what is the name of Mr. Davis' ship?

Franklin

2

what position does Mr. Davis offer Manjiro on hi ship?

steward

3

who is serving as first mate on Mr. Davis' ship?

Isachaar "Itchy" Aken

4

why does Manjiro hesitate to sign on as a crew member of Mr. Davis' crew?

his responsibility to Mrs. Whitfield to manage the farm and William Henry

5

what makes Manjiro change his mind about joining the crew?

Mr. Davis promises Manjiro a chance to return to Japan

6

did Mrs. Whitfield support Manjiro's decision to join a whaling crew?

yes

7

what speaks to Manjiro of going home?

the roll of the ship under his feet, the fresh ocean breeze, the shouts of the orders, the cry of seagulls, and the groan of the ship timbers

8

Manjiro departs from New Bedford on:

1846, The Year of the Horse, or the 3rd year of Kola

9

how old is Manjiro when he departs on the Franklin?

19

10

what would Manjiro give up to go back to his homeland of Japan?

his privileged life in America

11

what crew member makes Manjiro's limbs feel like pudding?

Jolly

12

what happened to Jolly's face?

it is scarred and creased with scars from the fire, his right eye is damaged

13

why does Jolly not recognize Manjiro at first?

he has bad eyesight

14

what advice does Jolly give to Manjiro?

to disembark from the ship before it travels too far from shore

15

is Manjiro threatened by Jolly's remarks?

no, he thinks Jolly is warning him about something else