1. Why does the woman in the beginning of the story say she slips over the side of the boat and swims to shore?
She cannot row any further.
2. What best describes the person who first meets the woman who swims ashore in the beginning of the story?
A black man.
3. What does the woman ask for when she first swims ashore?
4. How does the woman who swims ashore feel when she is with the person who first greets her?
Uncomfortable and unsafe.
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