Heart of a Samurai - Chapters 18 and 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 18 and 19 Summary

Manjiro starts school. Je has to attend school with the small children, even though he is sixteen, because he's never been to school before. Once he learns everything he can at that school, the captain says he can transfer to the navigation school Manjiro dreams of. The captain says there are conditions though. Manjiro can only continue to attend that school if he keeps up with the other students.

The first day Manjiro arrives at the Barlett School, he sees a coin on the ground. Each time he tries to pick it up, the coin moves. Manjiro realizes two boys are playing a trick on him. He recognizes one of the boys, Tom, as one of the boys who made fun of him when he first arrived in America. Tom starts being mean to Manjiro and calling him names. Instead of...

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