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The Raft Characters

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Ibobo is one of the lumbermen on the raft He has some useful knowledge about the water and the situation they are in; for example, he figures out that sea cows must have chewed through the moorings and set the raft adrift. Ibobo has a rather terse relationship with his raft mates. He is critical of Kengide and Olotu's bickering and of Ogro's singing, especially the negative themes of his songs. Ibobo also believes it is a fantasy that Ogro will marry the old chief's finest daughter, If any daughter at all Yet when Olotu drifts away on a separated part of the raft at the end of scene 2, Ibobo tries to help by yelling advice to him.

After Olotu and Ogro are gone, Ibobo becomes Kengide's primary sparring partner. Ibobo is angry with him for letting O1otu go, and he misses Ogro's river sensibilities. Despite their...

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