Heart of a Samurai - Chapters 20 and 21 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 20 and 21 Summary

Through the winter season, the students are very busy, so Tom and his friends don't have much time to pick on Manjiro. By spring, the taunting picks up once again. Terry, Job and Manjiro discuss what Manjiro can do about Tom and his friends. Mrs. Whitfield overhears the boys talking about sword fighting. She says if he's being bullied that he should talk to Mr. Whitfield.

Manjiro feels the only one he can talk to in Japanese to Duffy. He asks her what he should do. Then, he announces to his friends that he has challenged Tom to a horse race. Terry says Tom has been riding longer than him and that they have to practice for the next two weeks before the race. Terry and Job get flustered when Manjiro keeps falling off the horse.

Chapters 20 and 21 Analysis

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