Heart of a Samurai - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

When Manjiro wakes up again, he's staring at twelve pairs of shoes. He's onboard the John Howland, surrounded by blue eyed, gray eyed, and one eyed sailors. From the shore, the other fishermen are waving a flag to get the attention of the sailors, who end up rescuing the other fishermen as well.

The sailors feed the fishermen and give them new clothes to wear. The sailors teach the fishermen about eating with a fork, how to button their clothes, what shoes are, and what a pocket is in their pants. The fishermen are also taken aback by how nice the rooms in the ship are.

Chapter 3 Analysis

The fishermen are dealing with culture shock. They are learning cultural differences between the Japanese and the sailors that have rescued them. The fishermen are being introduced to items and ways of life they have...

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