Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter Eleven through Chapter Twelve Summary & Analysis

Ruth White
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Chapter Eleven through Chapter Twelve Summary

In chapter eleven, Woodrow comes to Gypsy's window the following night, with Blind Benny in tow. Gypsy nearly shrieks at his eyes, as they are barely even there, but she stops herself. Calling her "Miss Beauty", Blind Benny is extremely polite and caring, showing sympathy and compassion. Benny tells Gypsy that Woodrow has promised to teach him about chiggers, so he can stop being bitten by so many of them, and that he explained to Benny that Gypsy wouldn't be frightened of his looks. As Benny talks, he recalls that he used to hear Amos singing to Gypsy when she was young, and he notes that he and Amos were friends back in Coal Valley. He also explains that he calls Gypsy "Beauty", as that was Amos' name for her. Benny sings to Gypsy softly...

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