Ahab's Wife, or, the Star-Gazer - Study Guide Chapters 46-57 Summary & Analysis

Sena Jeter Naslund
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Una compares herself, Giles, and Kit to a knotted string as she tats with Sallie. They are loyal together against the world. In chapter forty-seven, she wonders if the string is too short for interweaving.

In chapter forty-eight, the ship is headed toward Spain. Giles and Kit are well enough to walk around. Giles and Una talk about climbing the topsail and feeling like birds. That night, in chapter forty-nine, Una feels sick and goes to ask Sallie for medicine, but hearing Sallie with her husband, the captain, she walks away.

It is raining in chapter fifty. They bathe in the puddles on the boat and catch the rain water to drink in cups. They wash their clothes in the rain. Giles, Kit and Una are the only survivors from their boat. They meet a boat headed to New Bedford and Una sends letters to...

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