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The Cage Summary
Ruth Minsky Sender

Everything you need to understand or teach The Cage by Ruth Minsky Sender.

  • The Cage Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Cage Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Cage Summary

Plot Summary

As the story opened, Riva Minska was talking with her daughter, Nancy. She said that her days were filled with sunshine but her nights were filled with nightmares. During the day she was safe, but at night she dreaded the images brought by sleep. Her daughter, Nancy, came to Riva and seemed sad. When Riva questioned her, she revealed that she regretted that she hadn't grandparents to care for her. Riva assured her daughter that the horror of the German slaughter of Jews couldn't happen again. She then thought back to 1939 when she was thirteen. Her life was happy with her mother and six siblings. Her mother, Nacha, decided to send the three older of the children out of the country. Nacha believed that the Germans would not harm women and children.

Over the coming months, the situation deteriorated. Riva and a cousin were on an errand to...

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