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Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber Themes

L.A. Meyer
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Themes

Doing what's right

Jacky believes in doing what's right and that becomes a major theme in the book because her acts greatly impact the flow of the action. This is seen very early in the story when Jacky escapes the ship, Wolverine. Some sailors in a small craft catch up with her but she fights back and pulls one of them into the water where he is about to drown. When she realizes he's going to die and that she's the only one able to save him, she goes back and pulls him out of the water. This results in her being caught but it also results in a burgeoning devotion by the members of the crew. This is seen again at the end of the book. Jacky is being taken back to England to face charges of pirating but finds an opportunity to escape and takes it. However...

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