Flashcards in chp. 40 - the road home Deck (16):
what year does Manjiro finally arrive home?
1852, 5th Year of Kaei, Year of the Rat
what does the old man at the top of the hill ask Manjiro?
what he sees out in the ocean
what is Manjiro's response to the old man?
ships, ojiisan, big ships sailing this way
what does the Manjiro say when the old man asks him to repeat his answer?
worlds, whole words sailing this way
what does the old man think of Manjiro's response?
he thinks Manjiro is crazy
how long has it been since Manjiro left his village?
almost 12 years
what do the scents from his village smell like?
a mix of salty ocean air, fish, and incense
how does Manjiro's village appear to him compared to his memories of it?
it seems smaller
what does Manjiro say when he arrives this family's hut?
what is the meaning of the word "tadaima"?
i am home
who first recognizes Manjiro?
what are the names of Manjiro's sisters and brothers?
Seki, Ume, and Kumakichi
what presents does Manjiro give to his siblings and brother-in-law?
a mirror, buttons, a pair of dice, a bag of sugar, needles, scissors, medicines, books, and maps
what present does Manjiro give to his mother?
why are the shells meaningful for Manjiro?
they are from all the different places he travelled