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This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. April Learn how and when to remove this template message Stevenson conceived the idea of Treasure Island originally titled, The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys from a map of an imaginary, romantic island idly drawn by Stevenson and his stepson Lloyd Osbourne on a rainy day in Braemar, Scotland.
Stevenson had just returned from his first stay in America, with memories of poverty, illness, and adventure including his recent marriageand a warm reconciliation between his parents had been established.
Tarzan (character) is a featured article, which means it has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Disney Wiki community. If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. Squire Trelawney arranges a journey to the island to find the treasure, with Jim Hawkins as cabin boy and Livesey as the ship's doctor. Quest Weeks later, Jim meets up with Trelawney at a port in Bristol a day before they set sail. As part of the wonderful Collector's Library Series, Treasure Island is one of the best-loved children's classics of all time. This attractive volume contains the complete and unabridged story with 8 full color illustrations, plus numerous black & white illustrations throughout.
Stevenson himself said in designing the idea of the story that, "It was to be a story for boys; no need of psychology or fine writing; and I had a boy at hand to be a touchstone. Two general types of sea novels were popular during the 19th century: A century later, novels such as S.
During the same period, Anthony M. Specifically, however, Stevenson consciously borrowed material from previous authors. In a July letter to Anthony M. Eventually, the entire novel ran in 17 weekly installments from 1 Octoberthrough 28 January Main characters[ edit ] This section may contain an excessive amount of intricate detail that may interest only a particular audience.
September Learn how and when to remove this template message Jim Hawkins: The first-person point of view, of almost the entire novel. Jim is the son of an innkeeper near Bristol, England, and is probably in his mid teens.
He is eager and enthusiastic to go to sea and hunt for treasure. He is a modest narrator, never boasting of the remarkable courage and heroism he consistently displays. Jim is often impulsive and impetuous, but he exhibits increasing sensitivity and wisdom.
The local doctor and magistrate. Livesey is wise and practical, and Jim respects but is not inspired by him.
Some years previously, he had been in the British Army which fought and lost the Battle of Fontenoy. He is fair-minded, magnanimously agreeing to treat the pirates with just as much care as his own wounded men. As his name suggests, Livesey represents the steady, modest virtues of everyday life rather than fantasy, dream, or adventure.
The cook on the voyage to Treasure Island. Silver is the secret ringleader of the pirate band. His physical and emotional strength are impressive.
Silver is deceitful and disloyal, greedy and visceral, and does not care about human relations. Yet he is always kind toward Jim and genuinely fond of the boy.
Silver is a powerful mixture of charisma and self-destructiveness, individualism and recklessness. The captain of the voyage to Treasure Island.
Captain Smollett is savvy and is rightly suspicious of the crew Trelawney has hired. Smollett is a real professional, taking his job seriously and displaying significant skill as a negotiator. A local wealthy landowner; his name suggests he has Cornish origins a traditional Cornish rhyme states "By Tre, Pol and PenYe shall know all Cornishmen".
Trelawney arranges the voyage to the island to find the treasure. Trelawney is excessively trustful as the ease with which the pirates trick him into hiring them as his crew demonstrates. He hires Jim to be on the lookout for a one-legged man, thus involving the young Jim in the pirate life.
His illness and his fondness for rum symbolize the weak and self-destructive aspects of the pirate lifestyle. He dies of a stroke as a result of drinking too much rum.As part of the wonderful Collector's Library Series, Treasure Island is one of the best-loved children's classics of all time.
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Treasure Island is an adventure story and not a novel of character, because Jim Hawkins is its narrator and Stevenson chooses to have him tell it as he tells it. He is a character whom his author chooses not to reveal.
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