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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Part 2 Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2 Chapter 11 Summary

Sargasso is a Spanish word for sea kelp. The Nautilus has entered the Sargasso Sea on February 22. The kelp and other marine life create a strange color to the water. From February 23 to March 12 the Nautilus is traveling in the mid-Atlantic.

Aronnax considers simply asking Captain Nemo for his freedom when the voyage ends. He wonders how he will approach the subject. He knows that if he gives Captain Nemo his word that he will never tell anyone about the Nautilus, Captain Nemo will trust him as an honorable man. It is a delicate situation. He has kept silent so long that Captain Nemo may believe he is really happy traveling with him. The ship passes through grottoes and rock formations. Captain Nemo allows Aronnax to photograph the area. Aronnax is thrilled.

A whaling ship chases the Nautilus. The crew probably believes it to be...

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