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Summary: Theodore Taylor's novel The Cay is about Phillip, a 12-year-old boy who is stranded on a small island with an African American stranger whom he soon learns to befriend. This experience enabled Phillip to become more mature, less dependent on help from others, and less judgmental of other people.
Klarese Harris

Miss Fischer

English

Period 3

October 18, 2004

The Cay

The main character in the book The Cay is Phillip Enright. He is a twelve-year-old boy who undergoes many changes and in many ways, all because he was stranded on a Cay, a cay is another name for a small island.

Phillip changed by being more mature after being on the island with Timothy. This shows because in the beginning of the book, Phillip liked war and thought of it as a game, like the ones him and his friend would play. He also never listened to his parents, an example would be: "I stole away down to the old fort with Henrik Van Boven...I had played there many times with Henrik and the others boys." He soon learned that war was not a game, and that it meant death and destruction. He did not show respect to...

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