A Girl Named Disaster - Study Guide Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 7 Summary

Uncle Kufa decides to take the family to the trading post to see the muvuki and find out why Masvita's monthly blood had not returned since the cholera. All of Nhamo's family unit will travel there, as will some people from Vatete's village. Other villagers stay to watch the children.

The travelers wear zangos, charms against witchcraft. They don't give Nhamo one, and for a moment she believes they think she is the witch. Then Masvita puts one on her and she relaxes. They arrive at the trading post which is full of street vendors and musicians. It's like a carnival. Nhamo thinks it is very exotic.

Chapter 7 Analysis

Nhamo is now traveling unfamiliar territory. Even though she has her family with her, this is a new world, with new experiences. One thing that often happens when a person mixes with others who don't know her history...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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