Treasure Island Questions and Answers

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The captain is asking Doctor Livesey about this because the consort is another ship that is to be sent to look for them if they don't come back. The captain wants to know about this because they...

Latest answer posted January 17, 2010 10:19 am UTC

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In the chapters 16–19, the mutineers, lead by Long John Silver, attack Captain Smollett and the rest of his crew that stayed loyal to him. Though the mutineers are heavily armed with guns and...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2019 12:59 pm UTC

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Your question refers to the beginning of chapter 7 "I Go to Bristol," which opens part 2 of Stevenson's Treasure Island. At the end of the previous chapter, the squire, Dr. Livesey, and Jim (our...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2019 3:50 am UTC

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Are you asking for my personal opinion? Or is your instructor asking for your personal evaluation of Treasure Island? If your instructor wants to know what you think of the readability and interest...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2011 6:11 am UTC

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It was common in Stevenson's lifetime for doctors to recommend a warm climate for patients suffering from a variety of ailments. Stevenson was wracked by illness from an early age, and so it's...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2020 10:05 am UTC

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The coarse, hard-drinking figure of Billy Bones has made himself right at home on the Admiral Benbow. He annoys the other patrons of the inn with his salty language and endless carousing; he also...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2018 7:30 am UTC

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The island in question is a pure product of Stevenson's imagination - even within the story line its geographical location is intentionally obscure. This gives the island its universal...

Latest answer posted December 12, 2008 1:35 am UTC

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Young narrator Jim Hawkins lives with his parents, who run the Admiral Benbow Inn in Robert Louis Stevenson's pirate classic, Treasure Island. The mysterious new lodger, Billy Bones, arrives at the...

Latest answer posted April 1, 2010 4:57 am UTC

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The answers to both of these questions can be found pretty early in Chapter 1. The country people who come to the Admiral Benbow see the man's stories sort of like we see horror movies. They are...

Latest answer posted April 2, 2010 8:51 am UTC

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The classic adventure novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson tells of an exciting search for pirate treasure. Jim Hawkins first finds the treasure map when a pirate named Billy Bones...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2019 7:31 pm UTC

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This question is meant to be a subjective one, and no one can “give your view on the topic” but you. However, I can give you more information on the ways in which Treasure Island has influenced...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2016 5:25 pm UTC

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Stevenson was not living in Edinburgh, Scotland when he wrote Treasure Island. He was living in London, England. He wrote during Victoria's reign in England. Victoria brought a strong sense of...

Latest answer posted July 20, 2008 6:29 am UTC

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The most basic economic condition present lies in the almost cliched notion of "search for buried treasure." This simplistic idea reveals much in way of economics. The first economic condition...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2011 2:35 pm UTC

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I am not at all sure what you mean by the first part of your question. What Jim is saying here is that he had been dreaming or fantasizing about what would happen once he and the other people got...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2010 9:07 am UTC

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Here is the order in which these events occur in "Treasure Island." The first of these that happens in Chapters 16 to 19 is the doctor finding the stockade. This happens at the beginning of...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2010 1:41 am UTC

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The Jolly Roger is the name given to a pirate flag. Most people are familiar with it—a black flag with a white skull and crossbones, guaranteed to strike the fear of God into anyone who has the...

Latest answer posted June 23, 2018 7:16 am UTC

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First, let me correct you: Captain Smollet spent far more time than three days aboard the Hispaniola. He was hired by Squire Trelawney in Bristol to captain the ship on its voyage to Treasure...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2010 1:59 am UTC

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The part you are talking about where the captain and his people are outnumbered by nine to four is in the end of Chapter 21. This is at the end of the second battle between the mutineers and the...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2010 2:15 am UTC

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I assume that you are talking about the part in Chapters 31 to 33 where Doctor Livesey prevents the pirates from getting the treasure. The way he did that was with a lot of help from Ben Gunn....

Latest answer posted January 6, 2010 1:58 pm UTC

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There are several places in the book that shows that Long John Silver is a ferocious person. But it is important to mention that he is a very nuanced character. For example, he quickly gains the...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2015 12:01 pm UTC

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