In the first few chapters from the book, one pages 19-20, when Charlotte first met Zachariah she treated him very poorly. However, Zachariah treated her so nice, but Charlotte didn’t do the same for him. This supports the theme because she treated him this way for one reason. It was because of what he looked like.His clothes were torn, he was old, and when he smiled, you saw that he had barely any teeth.
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They also think that he trying to be a crew member is a trick by the captain because she told him about the round robin. She said that the captain doesn’t want anything to do with her and the crew thinks she is lying. This supports the theme because it wasn’t fair that the way she looked affected how the crew thought about her. Also, if she wants to join the crew, they shouldn’t care if she is a girl. She wants to stand with them and there is not anything wrong with that.
A fourth example would be on page 197 because Keetch was on the Captain’s side the whole time. Charlotte and Zachariah really trusted him. They trusted him enough that they let him come down to the brig with Zachariah, and then they told him the plan. After that, he told Captain Jaggery about Zachariah and the plan. This supports the theme because Zachariah and Charlotte trusted him more than anyone. Another thing is that Charlotte and Zachariah didn’t know him entirely well because he was new to the