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Tales of the South Pacific Chapter Summary & Analysis - pp. 190-226, Fo' Dolla', Part II Summary

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pp. 190-226, Fo' Dolla', Part II Summary

The next morning, rain blows off the usual island mist and Vanicoro can be seen from the beach where Joe is stationed. At this point, Joe stops writing letters to his sweetheart at Bryn Mawr. That evening, the officers discuss the sudden appearance of Vanicoro Island. An officer named Eddie comments on tales of the beautiful women of the South Pacific. The officers argue if it is right for white men to have sex and marry native and Tonkinese women. Joe falsely claims that he would not do this. Joe sees Mary peddling goods but is unable to stop her that day. Not able to sleep, Joe walks in the forest and in the dark he sees Mary selling phony whiskey made from torpedo juice, but does nothing. After three days Atabrine Benny comes around and invites...

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