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     The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Questions
Ch. 13-15
1. Why don’t the crew members want Charlotte to join them at first?
2. What is the test she has to pass to join the crew?
3. After the test, how does Charlotte win the acceptance and respect from the crew?
4. What did Charlotte mean in Chapter 13 when she said, "And yet I had to climb. This was my
    restitution”. (look up the word “restitution” if you need to).
5. Why was Charlotte's clothing such an important issue for the captain?
6. Captain Jaggery and the crew decided to call Charlotte by different names. What was the
    significance of the new names?
7. When did Grimes begin teaching Charlotte to use a knife? Why did he do this?
8. Who saves Charlotte in during the hurricane?
9. At the time, did you think Charlotte really saw Zachariah? Why or why not?
Ch. 16-18
10. Who does Captain Jaggery accuse of murdering Hollybrass?
11. Describe the BRIG.
12. What big secret of the crew’s does Charlotte learn while in the brig?
13. Why is the reason for the big secret in #8? What is the plan?
14. What is the penalty for murdering a ship’s officer?
15. What reason does Charlotte have for why the crew did not defend her?
16. Who does Charlotte first suspect of killing Hollybrass?
17. What did the captain's disheveled physical state indicate about his state of mind?
18. In what other ways could Charlotte have defended herself at her trial?
19. By the standards of the time, what power did a captain legitimately have over a ship?
20. Given the Captain’s power, what was unfair about Charlotte's trial?
Chapters 19-21
21. What reason do Zachariah and Charlotte have for why the Captain is the murderer?
22. Why does Charlotte go to the Captain’s cabin?
23. What stops her from fulfilling her mission?
24. Who is Jaggery’s “informant”?
25. What option does the Captain gives Charlotte to avoid being killed?
26. How does Captain Jaggery die?
27. Who does the crew select to be the new captain after Jaggery dies?
Chapter 22
28. Why did the crew insist that Captain Jaggery and Mr. Hollybrass be described as heroes in
    the ship's log?
29. How did Charlotte feel about dressing in her old clothes to go ashore?
30. How did Charlotte feel about sitting down to a meal before her mother, offering to get the
    butter, and asking the servants to call her by her first name indicate about Charlotte?
31. When and why did Charlotte lie to her parents and to the servants?
32. Why did Charlotte tell her mother that she was reading Dr. Dillard's essay on patience?
33. Compare Jaggery and Charlotte’s father. What similarities are there?
34. What did Charlotte do at the end of the novel?
35. Do you think Charlotte made the right decision at the end of the book? Why or why not?
Name:________________________________Date:______________Period:___
     The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Questions
Ch. 13-15
1. Why don’t the crew members want Charlotte to join them at first?
2. What is the test she has to pass to join the crew?
3. After the test, how does Charlotte win the acceptance and respect from the crew?
4. What did Charlotte mean in Chapter 13 when she said, "And yet I had to climb. This was my
    restitution”. (look up the word “restitution” if you need to).
5. Why was Charlotte's clothing such an important issue for the captain?
6. Captain Jaggery and the crew decided to call Charlotte by different names. What was the
    significance of the new names?
7. When did Grimes begin teaching Charlotte to use a knife? Why did he do this?
8. Who saves Charlotte in during the hurricane?
9. At the time, did you think Charlotte really saw Zachariah? Why or why not?
Ch. 16-18
10. Who does Captain Jaggery accuse of murdering Hollybrass?
11. Describe the BRIG.
12. What big secret of the crew’s does Charlotte learn while in the brig?
13. Why is the reason for the big secret in #8? What is the plan?
14. What is the penalty for murdering a ship’s officer?
15. What reason does Charlotte have for why the crew did not defend her?
16. Who does Charlotte first suspect of killing Hollybrass?
17. What did the captain's disheveled physical state indicate about his state of mind?
18. In what other ways could Charlotte have defended herself at her trial?
19. By the standards of the time, what power did a captain legitimately have over a ship?
20. Given the Captain’s power, what was unfair about Charlotte's trial?
Chapters 19-21
21. What reason do Zachariah and Charlotte have for why the Captain is the murderer?
22. Why does Charlotte go to the Captain’s cabin?
23. What stops her from fulfilling her mission?
24. Who is Jaggery’s “informant”?
25. What option does the Captain gives Charlotte to avoid being killed?
26. How does Captain Jaggery die?
27. Who does the crew select to be the new captain after Jaggery dies?
Chapter 22
28. Why did the crew insist that Captain Jaggery and Mr. Hollybrass be described as heroes in
    the ship's log?
29. How did Charlotte feel about dressing in her old clothes to go ashore?
30. How did Charlotte feel about sitting down to a meal before her mother, offering to get the
    butter, and asking the servants to call her by her first name indicate about Charlotte?
31. When and why did Charlotte lie to her parents and to the servants?
32. Why did Charlotte tell her mother that she was reading Dr. Dillard's essay on patience?
33. Compare Jaggery and Charlotte’s father. What similarities are there?
34. What did Charlotte do at the end of the novel?
35. Do you think Charlotte made the right decision at the end of the book? Why or why not?

				
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