The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Setting & Symbolism

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Here, Charlotte boards the Seahawk and begins her adventurous voyage.

The ship, captained by Captain Jaggery, takes Charlotte from Liverpool, England to Providence, Rhode Island.

Located at the front of the ship, under the bowsprit, is a carving of a seahawk. This is a symbol for Charlotte, as it is a peaceful bird that looks like a powerful angel.

Jaggery spends most of his time in his private quarters. His quarters are decorated with many fine things, and this impresses Charlotte during her visits.

The kitchen of the Seahawk is where Zachariah prepares the crew's meals.

The forecastle is the living quarters of the crew. At first, Charlotte avoids entering it. It is where she finds the round robin and where she lives when she becomes a sailor.

Barlow goes under the deck to take Charlotte to the top steerage so she can get things out of her trunk.

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