The Sea-Wolf - Study Guide Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 67 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Sea-Wolf.
This section contains 368 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Sea-Wolf Study Guide

Hump suggests that Larsen return him to shore, and Larsen finds the suggestion risible. After a few minutes, Hump makes out the pilot boat, running for San Francisco. He hails the ship and offers remuneration if they return him to shore. Larsen subsequently waves the ship off, claiming that Hump is simply a drunken sailor. Larsen then appoints a sailor, Mr. Johansen, to serve as the new mate. He calls on the cabin boy, George Leach, and appoints him as sailor to fill Mr. Johansen's vacancy. Leach does not want to be promoted, but after a severe beating at the hand of Larsen, he relents and goes forward. Larsen then tells Hump that he will serve as the new cabin boy. Hump declines and offers remuneration to be returned to shore. Larsen mocks Hump's frail strength and smooth skin, claiming that his life as a gentleman is...

(read more from the Chapter 3 Summary)

This section contains 368 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Sea-Wolf Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Sea-Wolf from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.