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    For as long as people can remember, piracy on the high seas has always been around. There have been many books and novels that told stories about pirating, such as Treasure Island. Treasure Island is a fictional novel about buccaneers and treasure written by Robert Louis Stevenson. There are a few main characters in the story. Two of these characters are Jim Hawkins, a young, adventurous boy, and Long John Silver, a contradictory, sly pirate. These aforementioned characters show off their true personalities

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    Long John Silver is one of the best characters in Treasure Island. He is everything anyone would imagine a pirate would be; he is sly, cunning, and peg-legged with a parot on his shoulder. Long John Silver sets the trademark cliche of the classic pirateband tuat is why a lot of other popular pirates are based on his characteristics.             Long John Silver is a lot like an older and wiser version of Jim Hawkins, they share a lot of the same qualities. They are both brave, well-spoken, very practical

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    Blind Pew Synopsis

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    on Silver and are just about to attack him when there is a shot from the woods that kills one of them. The Doctor and Ben Gunn then appear and the pirates run off, heading for the remaining long boat left from the Hispaniola. Jim and his friends get there first and demolish the boat. At this point Ben Gunn reveals that he had dug up the treasure several years ago and it is now in his cave. Jim takes everyone to the Hispaniola and they transport the treasure from Ben's cave to her hold. Silver still

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    Treasure Island

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    unknown island and an exciting adventure. Out at sea, he realizes too late that the crew contains none other then the infamous Long John Silver and his crew of Pirates. They, too, want to find the buried gold, and are willing to kill for it. The main characters of the story are Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones, Blind Pew, Squire Trelawney, Doctor Livesey, Captain Flint, Long John Silver, Captain Smollett, and Ben Gunn. Jim Hawkins is a young man is his late twenties. He is a hansom man with blonde hair, brown

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    Ordinary World Analysis

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    Crossing the Threshold - After Jim leaves home, he boards a ship. He has agreed to work as a cabin boy with Long John Silver who also disguises himself as a cook, but was actually a pirate captain. When he first meets Mr. Silver, he “plucked up courage at once, crossed the threshold, and walked right up to where the man stood, propped on his crutch, talking to a customer.”(68) He crosses the threshold when he decided

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    Treasure Island. It is written by Robert Lewis Stevenson and takes place mainly on Treasure Island. There were many characters in this story but the most substantial were; Jim Hawkins the cabin boy/narrator; Long John Silver the captain; David Livesey the ships doctor; Pew the blind-beggar; and John Trelawney the owner of the ship. After the Captain had died from an overdose of Rum, Dr. Livesey looked through the Captain’s coat and there he found a book. Later Dr. Livesey, Jim, and the squire looked

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    Treasure Island

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    and original to us because we hardly ever hear it, and the phrases are very creative.  An example is this quote from Long John Silver: " But for two year before that, shiver my timbers! the man was starving. He begged, and he stole, and he cut throats, and starved at that, by the powers!"  The colorful language of the book even had me repeating phrases such as this one long after I had finished reading it.

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    In the book Treasure Island Long John Silver seems to change a lot. He goes from being the villain to the hero in the course of just one page. From being described as a seafaring man to an intelligent and smiling, clean and pleasant-tempered man, Silver seems to change from good to bad to good multiple times in the book. Scenes that portray the two faced man are when Jim is in the apple barrel and Silver goes off about killing Jims friends, when Silver tells Jim he truly cares about him, another

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    treasure island

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    forced to live on the island for three years and survive on his own. He found Flint’s treasure, and then buried it. Trying to keep it away from the pirates that try to capture Jim and Sliver. The pirates think that Ben is unintelligent, but Jim and Silver know that’s he’s really a nice guy who is agile and quite smart. Ben returns with Jim and Sliver and the other crew members. He spends his portion of the treasure in th...

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    Treasure Island S.S

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    over the fot and our supplies. Five of the six pirates were flushed with drunkenness and one was pale and taken a gunshot to the head. Long John had asked me how I got here, but I refused to reply. He told me that my friends thought that I was a traitor, but I was relieved that they were still alive. The pirates and myself wanted to know what had happened. Long John explained that the doctor approached them with a flag of truce. He had informed them the ship was gone, but the pirates hadn’t noticed

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