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Provide details of how Susan Barton comes to land on Cruso's island. What is revealed about Cruso's own situation, including how he came to be on the island? Detail the differences between Susan's attitude and that of Cruso. What does Cruso mean when he says that not everyone is meant to be a castaway?

What is the true purpose of Cruso's daily work building terraces? What is Susan's attitude about the work? How does Susan spend her time? Compare the attitudes of Susan and Cruso. What might you do with your time if stranded on Cruso's island?

Why does Friday not speak? What does Cruso say about this deformity? What does Susan come to believe about the deformity? What does the possibility that Friday is a cannibal have to do with the deformity? Which do you believe is the more likely story? Support your...

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