Literature Review John Steinbeck, Cup of Gold

The plantation in Barbados becomes the launching point for Henry's dream, as he is in a position to learn how to speak to guys in order to command respect, cunning techniques for battle and diplomacy through James Flower's immense library and business contacts, and a tiny fortune by investing in a worthy ship for the plantation itself.

From this point of departure, Henry Morgan's profession as a pirate (and later, privateer) starts in earnest as he sails for Tortuga and begins his terrible series of strikes against Spanish trading ships and port cities. Legends of her fairness spread the glob