Foe Characters

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Susan Barton

The young woman who is cast away on the desert isle and there discovers Cruso and his man, Friday. Susan says she was bound from Bahia to Lisbon when the sailors on the ship mutiny, kill the captain and set Susan adrift in a rowboat with the captain's body. Susan soon falls into a deep depression brought on by her situation. She seems bereft when faced with the fact that she could be stranded on the island for the long term. This is an integral part of her nature and Cruso sums it up with the notion that some people can't be satisfied with being castaways. Susan doesn't understand why someone in Cruso's situation would be willing to spend his time creating terraces for planting when she believes the time would be better spent in trying to find a means of escaping the island.

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