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Why did Barlow want to speak privately with Charlotte?

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chen42 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted October 24, 2007 at 9:39 AM via web

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Why did Barlow want to speak privately with Charlotte?

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linda-allen | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Senior Educator

Posted November 26, 2007 at 6:06 AM (Answer #1)

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Barlow wanted to warn Charlotte that all is not as it seems on the ship. Captain Jaggery is not the nice man Charlotte thinks he is; in fact, he is so abusive to his crew that they are near mutiny. It would be best for her to get off the ship as soon as she can.

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