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Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

by Scott O'Dell

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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