A God in Ruins - Chapter 2: 1925 - Alouette Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 reverts to 1925 when Teddy was a child. Teddy spent time with Aunt Izzie, who was the sister of his mother. Overall, the chapter provides more depth to Teddy and other characters.

During Teddy's outing with his aunt, the two listened for a skylark. Teddy saw it first, but Izzie did not see or hear the bird before it flew away. His aunt's flightiness annoyed Teddy. His mind wandered to other things as he and Izzie stood outside. Teddy reminded himself of "The Knights' Code," from the book "Scouting for Boys," a book Teddy counted on for guidance during times of uncertainty. He knew that treating Izzie with respect, being cheerful, and being gracious were elements of chivalry, a characteristic Teddy seems to deem important. As he continued looking for the skylark, Teddy thought of his father's words of advice for his...

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