Heart of a Samurai - Chapters 36 and 37 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 36 and 37 Summary

In January of 1851, Manjiro has hired a boat captain on the Sarah Boyd to take him and his friends to the waters near Japan. He also bought a whaling boat, the Adventurer, to row them in the rest of the way. It is Manjiro, Denzo and Goemon. Toraemon refused to come and Jusuke died. When they reach the land of Japan, they see men coming to arrest them.

Then, they realize that it is not men to arrest them but villagers offering them food and water. As the crowd parts, however, there are officials there to arrest them. The officials think Manjiro and his friends are spies. After marching them away from the village, they eventually stop to cook a meal and rest. Manjiro and his friends talk about what might happen to them.

Chapters 36 and 37 Analysis

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