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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Docks of Liverpool, England

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

The Seahawk

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

Figurehead

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.

Captain's Cabin

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.

Galley

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

Forecastle

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.

Top Steerage

Barlow goes under the deck to take...

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