Double Entry Journal Page(s) 8-9 Passage from text Analysis Define terms, reflect on author’s style, identify conflict, make predictions, relate to colonial life in the 1770’s and the role of moral, social, political and economic environments in the passage. “Johnny could smell the hemp and spices, tar The setting is described with imagery that appeals and salt water, the sun drying fish. He liked to the sense of smell-one can almost smell the sea his wharf. He sat at his own bench, before smells of the ocean nearby, and the ‘hemp’ refers him the innumerable tools of his trade…Mr. to the ropes tying the ships up at the docks. Lapham was always telling him to give God Johnny is clearly proud of his skill and seems to be thanks who had seen fit to make him so good ignoring Mr. Lapham’s repeated warnings about an artisan—not to take it out in lording it being humble and not bossing the boys around. In over the other boys. That was one of the this passage he is “lording his knowledge” over things that Johnny ‘did not let bother him Dove, who is clearly less capable but two years much’…[Johnny says to Dove], ‘Well then, older. this spoon you finished yesterday afternoon The word gauge refers to the thickness of the has to be melted down—made over. You silver, and a crucible is a porcelain cup that is used beat it to the wrong gauge…So get out a to melt and refine the silver for molding. Dove’s crucible. Soon as Dusty’s got the furnace thoughts show his reaction to Johnny’s ordering going, you melt it down and try again.’ I’d him around, and the conflict here with Johnny’s like to get you in a crucible, thought Dove, pride and Mr. Lapham’s unheeded warnings seems and melt you down. I’d beat you to the to provide a foreshadowing of trouble to come for proper gauge…Two years younger than me him, especially with Dove who resents him. and look at him!” Although Johnny is an indentured apprentice, his social role seems to be one of high standing.