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The Cay

The Cay


by Theodore Taylor

Timothy Timeline and Summary

  • Timothy pulls Phillip on the raft.
  • Timothy steers the raft onto the cay.
  • Timothy and Phillip quarrel about the sleeping mats.
  • Timothy hits Phillip.
  • Timothy and Phillip become friends.
  • Timothy attempts to rid the island of the jumbi.
  • Timothy comes down with a fever and Phillip nurses him.
  • Timothy teaches Phillip to fish at the fishing hole.
  • Phillip passes Timothy's survival course by climbing the coconut tree.
  • Timothy saves Phillip in the storm.
  • Timothy dies.
  • Phillip buries Timothy.