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Treasure Island Chapters 1-7
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Chapter 1: Why does Billy Bones come to the Admiral Benbow Inn?
Because he wants to be in a place that is lonely.
What does Billy Bones bring with him to the inn?
A sea chest that contains a treasure map.
Why does Dr. Livesey come to the inn?
Because he is taking care of Jim's father who is sick.
Who does Billy Bones tell Jim to look out for?
A one-legged man.
What impression does Billy Bones give when he speaks to Jim of the one-legged man?
That BB is afraid of him.
Why does Billy Bones get angry with Dr. Livesey when they are all in the parlour?
Because Dr. Livesey doesn't stop talking to old Taylor when Billy Bones commands silence.
What does Billy Bones do to Dr. Livesey?
BB threatens him with a knife.
How does Dr. Livesey react when he is threatened?
He tells BB he's a doctor and a magistrate an d he can have him arrested for incivility (impoliteness).
Chapter 2: Who arrives at the inn?
Black Dog, another buccaneer.
What is Billy Bones' reaction when he sees Black Dog?
He is scared and intimidated.
What kind of distinguishing feature does Billy Bones have on his cheek?
BB has a scar on his cheek from a cut.
What kind of distinguishing feature does Black Dog have that will enable Jim to identify him later at the Spyglass tavern?
He is missing two fingers off his left hand (11).
How does Jim find Black Dog?
Jim doesn't find him to be pleasant. He's half-fawning (flattering), half-sneering (sarcastic and critical).
What does Black Dog ask Jim to do?
He asks Jim to leave him alone with BB in the parlour, but without closing the door.
What happens between Black Dog and Billy Bones?
They have a fight, BB injures Black Dog in the shoulder with a cutlass, and Black Dog flees from the inn, with BB pursuing him.
When BB comes back, what happens to him?
He has a stroke.
What does Dr. Livesey do?
He takes blood from the captain in order to make him weak and keep him quiet.
What does Dr. Livesey tell Billy Bones?
That if he keeps on drinking rum, it will kill him.
Chapter 3: How many strokes does Billy Bones have?
Two; one after seeing Black Dog and one after seeing Pew.
Why does Billy Bones die?
BB has a second stroke after seeing Pew and because he was drunk almost all the time.
What did Billy Bones have that the other pirates wanted?
The treasure map that was in BB's chest.
When Billy Bones is sick after the first stroke, what does he tell Jim?
He tells Jim to go get the doctor if the pirates give BB the black spot, or if Black Dog comes back, or if the one-legged man comes to the inn.
How does Jim describe Pew's voice?
He says he "never heard a voice so cruel, and cold and ugly as that blind man's."
Why does Pew come to see Billy Bones?
To pass something from his own hand to Billy Bones' hand - it's the black spot which kills Billy Bones.
After Jim's father dies, who takes care of the inn?
Jim and his mother.
Chapter 4: What does Jim's mother declare?
She declares that BB owes her money for staying at the inn.
Why does Jim search Billy Bones' body after he dies?
He is searching for the key which he finds around his neck.
What do Jim and his mother take from the treasure chest?
Gold to pay for BB's stay at the inn, as well as the treasure map.
Why do they leave the inn in a hurry?
They hear the blind man Pew approaching, tapping his stick on the road.
Where do Jim and his mother hide?
Under a footbridge.
Chapter 5: Who does Jim see on the road coming towards the inn?
He sees seven or eight men with Pew
Why do the pirates and Pew search in the inn?
They're looking for the treasure map in Billy Bones' sea chest.
Who does Pew suspect to have taken the treasure map?
He suspects Jim.
Why do the buccaneers run from the inn?
They hear a pistol shot as a warning.
How does Pew die?
The pirates abandon him and he trampled by some horsemen.
Chapter 6: What does Jim do with the treasure map?
He gives it to Dr. Livesey.
Who is Captain Flint?
He is described as one of the bloodthirstiest buccaneers that ever lived. He is the pirate who hid the treasure on Treasure Island.
What does Squire Trelawney decide to do?
He decides to fit out a ship in Bristol to go to Treasure Island.
Who does the doctor say he's most afraid of?
He says he's afraid of the way Trelawney talks too easily.
Chapter 7: What does Jim understand very quickly when he reads Squire Trelawney's letter?
That he has been talking of Treasure Island to the people in Bristol.
How does Long John Silver know that Trelawney is fitting out a ship to go to Treasure Island?
Trelawney has said it to everyone.
Why does Trelawney have a problem with the crew?
Because he can only find six crew members before LJS finds him more.
What seems to be a little suspicious about Long John Silver?
He is able to find a full crew right away when Trelawney can't.
What other suspicious thing does LJS do?
He gets rid of two of Trelawney's crew members.
What's another big problem with Trelawney?
In addition to talking too much, he is naive and gullible. He believes LJS all too easily.
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