Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter Sixteen through Chapter Seventeen Summary & Analysis

Ruth White
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Chapter Sixteen through Chapter Seventeen Summary

In chapter sixteen, Doc, Porter, Love, Grandpa and Grandma are giving Woodrow the third degree about what happened with Mrs. Cooper. He explains that he and Belle had read an article once about the power of suggestion and decided to try it on Mrs. Cooper. Although the adults try to hide it, they eventually can't, and begin laughing. Gypsy is annoyed that Woodrow is not in trouble, knowing that she herself would be if she had been the one to play a trick on Mrs. Cooper. One afternoon, Woodrow and Gypsy argue about pretty people, as Woodrow thinks pretty people can do anything, and get away with it. Gypsy notes that Woodrow must be pretty, since he gets away with everything. After watching the news about a hospital in New York, Woodrow admits he and...

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