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A Gathering of Days Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 Summary

Joan W. Blos
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Chapter 5 Summary

The weather is very cold, and Catherine tells her father of an incident in which some of the boys skating on the pond lean over the thin ice to catch a drink. Mr. Hall remembers his days of doing such a thing and tells her not to worry. Cassie, Catherine, and Asa all wonder whether the phantom has found the quilt and taken it. Soon, Asa journeys to the woods and discovers that the quilt, the phantom, and his tracks are all gone. The New Year approaches and the Halls celebrate with a feast at their own home. More snow falls, and it precipitates a discussion about Mrs. Hall's opinion concerning the barn's distance from the house. Mr. Hall's recollection is that, contrary to her small stature, Mrs. Hall threw her weight around.

Chapter 5 Analysis

Sexism appears in this chapter when Catherine explains the boys' behavior on...

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