1. What is significant about the day the novel opens?
It is Miss Mary Finch's funeral.
2. Where is the opening of the novel set?
3. Who are Isabel and Ruth?
The slaves of Mary Finch.
4. How old is Isabel?
5. From what illness does Ruth suffer?
6. Where does Isabel run to visit?
Her mother's grave.
7. What is significant about this day for Isabel and Ruth?
They are to be set free.
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