Unfurl: unroll or spread out
Lechery: lust, lewd desire
Calloused: thick and hard
Capacious: roomy or spacious
- The writer refers to the fishermen as gamblers as they never now what they are going to get.
- He refers to the fish as "chips", these are the tokens the gambler would win.
- In this case when he places his bet, he casts his net.
- The fisher men are also like gamblers as they think of alcohol, gambling and lust full thoughts
- These fishermen lead hard and difficult lives, we can see this as their hands are coarse and rough
- Showing that they have done a lot of hard labour.
Figures of Speech
"Big baskets"- alliteration
"Day flips a golden coin"- personification