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Chapter Summary And Analysis Of Jacob Vaark

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In chapter two, the narrator is changed to a character named Jacob Vaark also known as Sir from chapter one. In this chapter we learn that he is on his way to visit a man named D’Ortega who is a plantation owner that unfortunately lost one third of his cargo. D’Ortega is also in debt with Jacob and seemed to have no money, to repay him so he suggested to give him a slave of his choice to pay off his debt. In chapter two Jacob Vaark is described as a “ratty orphan [becoming a] landowner...” (13). We learn that Jacob’s mother died immediately after he was born and his father had no interest in him and abandoned him but his uncle left him 120 acres of land. We also learn that Jacob is sympathetic for orphans and animals since he saved a raccoon
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