The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Jaggery asks Zachariah if he has anything to say for himself before receiving his punishment. Zachariah comments that in all his years as sailor, Jaggery is the worst captain he has ever worked for. Also, Zachariah does not regret the rebellion. He forgives Charlotte for getting him in trouble and the crew for not standing up for him. Amused, Jaggery tries to get the rest of the crew to admit the same thing, but they remain silent. Captain Jaggery has Mr. Hollybrass tie Zachariah so that he is hanging by his hands and can barely touch the floor. Jaggery hands Hollybrass a whip and orders him to hit Zachariah fifty times. As Hollybrass begins, Charlotte tries to leave, but Jaggery forces her to stay claiming that she must act as a witness. Jaggery tells Hollybrass to start hitting harder, and Charlotte begs the...

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