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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins
by Scott O'Dell
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Captain Orlov and the Aleuts

Character Analysis

Captain Orlov is the leader of the Russian hunters who come to the Island of the Blue Dolphins to hunt for otters. He's a shifty guy who promises that he has come in peace, but in the end, he betrays Chief Chowig. He represents the violent and treacherous aspects ways of the Aleutian culture.

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