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    Hello! You asked what money is used in The Master Puppeteer. It sounds like you are asking about the currency. There are a few instances in the book where money is mentioned. I quote them below:...

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    In Katherine Paterson’s The Master Puppeteer, the central character of the novel Jiro is a poverty-stricken child who is hired as an apprentice at the Hananza by Yoshida, the master puppeteer in...

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    He decided to take everything into his own hands. When he passed apprenticeship, he wanted to give his wages to his parents so they could be proud. His mother might even feel that he had repaid...

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    Chapter 1 of The Master Puppeteer sets up the inciting action and establishes the upcoming conflict. Jiro's life is revealed as well as the hatred Isako feels for Jiro because Jiro has survived. It...

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    Thirteen-year-old Jiro is the son of Hanji, the puppet maker, and his disagreeable wife Isako, in feudal Japan. Times are hard, and there is a great discrepancy between the rich and the poor during...

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    In Jiro's world, selfless, large-hearted leaders and teachers (from parents upward) understand that unscrupulous, evil-minded, small-hearted people are prevalent in life and that their presence...

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    It was Jiro,he is the main character, he found out who Saburo was, and he was very brave. He is the hero.

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    In the Master Puppeteer Kinishi is the son of puppet master Yoshida and as such is expected to be a talented puppeteer. Yoshida is hard on Kinishi and drives him roughly with writhing criticism and...

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    In The Master Puppeteer Jiro is a thoughtful character and he is resourceful. During difficult times he chooses to leave home to become an apprentice at the Hananza puppeteering school so that he...

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    The conflict in "The Master Puppeteer" is a man versus society conflict. In the feudal system that provides the setting, there is a clear delineation between those who have and those who...

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    The quote to which you refer,"Jiro pulled the quilt over his head and stuffed the rice-hull pillow against his mouth. He couldn't let them hear him crying",comes at the end of Chapter 2....

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    Saburo is a master of disguises, so no one knows exactly what he looks like; but he is recognized by the nature of his crimes. Saburo steals rice to give to the poor, and his expoits are mentioned...

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    One theme or lesson to be taken from The Master Puppeteer is that of the good side and the bad side of manipulation. Jiro learns that the puppet master manipulates the audience to cause them to...

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    The identity of Saburo, the Robin Hood-like bandit who helps the poor during famine in Osaka in the late 1700s, is revealed in Chapter 13. It is Okada, the old, blind chanter, the master puppeteer.

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    There are a number of conflicts in Paterson's novel, but the most pressing one on the surface at least involves the Robinhood-like figure Saburo and the protagonist, Jiro's conflict over what...

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    Saburo is a Robin Hood-like outlaw who steals from the rich, embarrassing the police in the process because they don't know his real identity or where he will strike next. When Saburo demands that...

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  • The Master Puppeteer
    Jiro, having discovered the identity of the renegade Saburo, flees Hanaza in fear for his life.  He is determined to find his mother and Kinshi. As he runs through the streets he meets his...

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    From the Quicknotes: The Master Puppeteer is an engaging mystery story involving a Robin Hood-like outlaw called Saburo, who has developed ingenious methods of stealing from the rich and eluding...

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