Jacob Have I Loved - Study Guide Chapters 7 & 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 7 & 8

Call continues visiting the Captain every Sunday, but Louise usually stays at home. When she decides to join him one week, she can see that Call is jealous, and wants to keep the Captain all to himself. As soon as they arrive, the Captain puts them to work on his ramshackle dock. Call, eager to please the only man in his life, offers to work on the dock every day after crabbing. Inadvertently, he volunteers Louise as well. Louise is annoyed, particularly because Call refuses the Captain’s offer of payment, saying that being paid for friendly work wouldn’t be neighborly. Perhaps merely to amuse herself, Louise peppers the Captain with biblical questions, knowing that if he really had been raised on the island he would know the answers to them. She wants to keep her fantasy of the Captain being a spy alive, as she...

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