Heart of a Samurai - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13 Summary

Manjiro is still thinking about how to tell captain about the pocket watch. Mr. Davis, one of the sailors, tells Manjiro that since he came aboard they have been finding a lot of whales, so Manjiro must be their lucky charm. They row the small boats to a dead whale, and they take the oil from it. The white stuff they take from the whale, Manjiro finds out, is used to make perfume oil. Then, one of the sailors pulls the captain's watch out from inside of the whale.

Chapter 13 Analysis

The longer Manjiro waits to tell the captain about his watch, the guiltier it makes Manjiro looks. When the sailor finds the captain's watch, it means that an explanation is in order as to how it got there.

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