A Girl Named Disaster - Study Guide Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Masvita tells the girls in the sleeping hut that her father is sending for the muvuki to find the witch responsible for the cholera. After the girls discuss this for a while, Nhamo declares that they don't need the muvuki, which results in another girl, Tazviona, saying that Nhamo or at least her mother might be a witch. They get into a fight, a lamp gets turned over and catches a sleeping mat on fire, and the two girls are punished. Aunt Chipo whips Nhamo and locks her in a storage hut. There Nhamo talks to her mother, whose voice tells her she is proud Nhamo stuck up for her.

More people in the village begin to die; the cholera has become epidemic. Aunt Shuvai dies. Masvita gets very sick, but manages to survive, as does Aunt Chipo. Grandmother remains surprisingly well, and Nhamo becomes a nursemaid...

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