Tales of the South Pacific - Study Guide pp. 26-49, Mutiny Summary & Analysis

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The narrator is ordered to the island of Norfolk to deal with native objections to building a crucial airstrip there. The narrator flies there on an amphibious plane, where he and his pilot are greeted by Lieutenant Tony Fry. The narrator sees that part of the problem is that Tony is sleeping with an island girl, Lucy who tags along as Tony Fry shows the narrator the island. The two men tour the island, stopping at Teta Christian's farm after passing the stone stables built by convicts. Teta tells the story of Fletcher Christian and the Bounty people settling on Norfolk Island from Pitcairn Island. Old Teta and Lucy go with Tony and the narrator to view the old jail and town hall. A document at the town hall describes the decision to plant the pine trees on the plateau, long ago. The...

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