Under the Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber Topics for Discussion

L.A. Meyer
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Describe Jacky. What kind of character is she? What are her strengths? What are her weaknesses? Is she believable? Support your answers with examples from the story.

Describe how Jacky comes to be aboard the Wolverine. What is her attitude when she's taken aboard? How does that attitude change? Why does it change? Is her attitude with regard to duty admirable? Is it believable?

How does Jacky meet Higgins? What kind of character is he? Describe his strengths and weaknesses. What is his role in Jacky's life? What is his role in the story?

Compare Jacky as a captain to Abraham Scroggs. What are their attitudes about ruling their crews? Which is more successful? Why?

Why does Jacky establish an orphanage? What is her attitude about the children who are living on the street and why do you believe she has this attitude? What does it say...

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