The young (probably 13 or 14) jim hawkins is the narrator of the adventure that is told in treasure island it is his feelings, perceptions, and emotional responses that the reader responds to and views the story through jim hawkins is the typical young boy, who through no fault of his own, becomes. Jim hawkins back next character analysis an ordinary hero treasure island is supposed to be a novel for boys this is coming out of stodgy, victorian england, so girls aren't supposed to want to sail away and hunt for treasure. Jim hawkins the young (probably 13 or 14) jim hawkins is the narrator of the adventure that is told in treasure island it is his feelings, perceptions, and emotional responses that the reader responds to and views the story through. Treasure island is an adventure story and not a novel of character, because jim hawkins is its narrator and stevenson chooses to have him tell it as he tells it he is a character whom his author chooses not to reveal but jim's strength as an engaging, open narrator leaves him a rather flat, predictable character.
Jim hawkins appears in disney's 2002 animated film, treasure planet, a science fiction adaptation of treasure island the film's prologue depicts jim as a five-year-old (voiced by austin majors) reading a storybook in bed. Jim hawkins - the first-person narrator of almost the entire novel jim is the son of an innkeeper near bristol, england, and is probably in his early teens he is eager and enthusiastic to go to sea and hunt for treasure he is a modest narrator, never boasting of the remarkable courage and heroism he consistently displays. Jim hawkins character timeline in treasure island the timeline below shows where the character jim hawkins appears in treasure island the colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
All characters jim hawkins long john silver billy bones (“the captain”) doctor livesey squire trelawney captain smollett jim’s mother captain flint captain flint (parrot) ben gunn symbols all symbols the black spot rum the map of treasure.