Heart of a Samurai - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

The fishermen are given new clothes and money to start their new lives. Because the captain doesn't know of Manjiro's decision yet, Manjiro sees sadness in the captain's eyes. Manjiro asks Goemon to go to the beach with him. Manjiro wants to tell Goemon he's going to America, but Goemon degrades the way of the Americans. As they are leaving the beach, they hear footsteps following

Chapter 10 Analysis

It's ironic how the two boys that are the same age, Manjiro and Goemon, see things so differently. Up until now, the boys' lives have been very similar. They both come from fishing families, are from the same village and are the same age. While Goemon sees everything the barbarians do as wrong, Manjiro embraces the new experiences and simply sees it as their way of life.

Manjiro represents hope and change. Goemon represents tradition...

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