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what Japanese artist made beautiful pictures of everyday scenes?

Heroshige

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why does Manjiro believe that wearing shoes is barbaric?

laws in Japan ban the killing of animals for clothing

2

what feature does Manjiro notice about his rescuers?

the color of their eyes, size of big noses, skin color, and hair color

3

why does Manjiro think the barbarians are simple minded?

they do not understand or speak Japanese

4

what does Goemon use to make a flag?

his tunic and katana

5

Goemon drops his stick when the boat reaches the island, what does this action symbolize?

surrendering to the barbarian, abandoning his Japanese honor, and samurai traditions

6

who says, "Entering the village, obey the village"?

Jusuke

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what is the name of the ship that rescues the fishermen?

The John Howland

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what does Goemon say is torture?

sitting on a beach

9

why does Goemon believe Manjiro would not be a good samurai?

if Manjiro was a good samurai, he would commit seppuku instead of suffering by the hands of barbarians

10

what food have the fishermen never eaten before?

bread

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what is the difference between the fishermen's clothes and the western clothes provided to them by the crew?

western clothes have buttons and pockets

12

why does Manjiro want to learn the barbarian language?

to be able to ask questions of the barbarians

13

why should a person put their heart in order?

to be unencumbered by fear

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when Manjiro awakens during his first night on the ship, what does he see?

a pair of menacing blue eyes