Heart of a Samurai - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

When the captain returns from New York, he has his new wife, Albertina with him. Manjiro likes her instantly. He buys a farm, they build a new house and Manjiro gets a horse, which he names Plum Duff. Manjiro falls off Plum Duff a lot. One day when he falls off in a field, he meets a boy his age, Terry.

Manjiro teaches Terry how to swordfight, filet a fish and games Manjiro knows from Japan. Terry tries to teach Manjiro how to ride Plum Duff, which they now call Duffy. Terry teaches Manjiro everything he knows about being an American boy.

Chapter 16 Analysis

Manjiro befriending Terry provides each of them with the opportunity to learn about different cultures from one of their peers. Both boys are sixteen, so Terry can share the ways of America with Manjiro and vice versa.

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