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Abel's Island - Study Guide 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15

Abel and Gower remain together until June, becoming fast friends. Abel suggests Gower carries a rope across the river for him, but Gower says that does not make sense. The river spans thousands of lily pads long and he is not as young as he used to be. Abel reminds Gower he must get in touch with Amanda when he returns home. But Gower always forgets things because he is a frog. Frogs go into instant hibernation when their body temperature drops. It is similar to a comatose state. Gower plays a fiddle in an orchestra, has great-grandchildren by the dozen and an old wife. She and Gower fight constantly, then forget, then try to remember why they are angry. Gower asks Abel about his job, but Abel's mother takes care of him. He is from a rich family. It makes Abel sad to think about...

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