The Sea-Wolf - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Hump regains consciousness and realizes that his chest is being forcibly manipulated by a rough-handed sailor. He is dazed and confused for several minutes but regains his senses and stands up. He discovers that he is in the galley of a ship heeled over in, as he supposes, moderate weather. The cook, Thomas Mugridge, and a Scandinavian sailor named Mr. Johnson have revived Hump. They explain that he was fished out of the sea and brought aboard. Hump changes his soaked clothes for soiled, rough woolen clothing owned by the Mugridge. Hump cringes at the rough touch of the poor clothing and instinctively withdraws from the callused touch of Mugridge and Johnson. He learns that the ship is called Ghost and is a seal-hunter bound for Japan. He was picked up near the Farallones. Hump staggers onto the deck intending to arrange to be returned to shore...

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