Knowledge; list the characters and describe them- Jim Hawkins he is the first person of almost the entire novel Jim is the son of an innkeeper near Bristol ,England ,and is probably in his early teens.
Billy bones is the old seaman who resides at Jim’s parents inn Billy who used to be a member of silvers crew and is surly rude . he hires Jim to to be a lookout for a one legged man, thus involving the young Jim in the pirate life.
Black dog a pirate and an enemy of Billy. Black dog pays an unexpected visit to Billy and threatens him. Billy attacks black dog , who flees but remains a heralkd of coming violence in the novel. Black dog’s symbolizes both the dark and the bestial sides of piracy.
Squire Trelawney a local Bristol nobleman. Trelawney arranges the voyage to the island to find the treasure. He is associated with civic authority and social power , as well as the comforts of civilized country life.
Dr. livesey the local doctor. Dr. livesey is wise and practical Jim respects but is not inspired by him. Livesey exhibits common sense and rational thought while on the island.
Captain Smollett is 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 very seriously and displaying signifigant skill as a negotiator.
Long john silver is the cook on the voyage to treasure island . silver is the secret ringleader of the pirate band . his physical and emotional strength is impressive.
Ben gunn is a former pirate marooned on treasure island. Flints pirate crew left ben gunn on the island for three years . bens solitude has left him somewhat deranged , and he has the appearance of a wild man.
Pew is an old blind beggar and pirate . billy with a black spot an ultamatium to give up the sea chests contents to the pirate gang.
Israel hands is a coxswain on the ship. Hands is a former gunner on earlier pirate...