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What do you learn in chapter 14 that might explain why Timothy wanted to get off the...

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Posted April 3, 2007 at 6:24 AM via web

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What do you learn in chapter 14 that might explain why Timothy wanted to get off the raft and onto the cay ‘way back in chapter 6?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted April 3, 2007 at 8:36 AM (Answer #1)

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We learn a bit about Timothy's past. Specifically, we learn he sailed in some tremendous storms that nearly killed him when he was young. Since they almost killed him in a real boat, such storms would have killed both of them casually in the raft.

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