Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter Twenty One through Chapter Twenty Three Summary & Analysis

Ruth White
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Chapter Twenty One through Chapter Twenty Three Summary

In chapter twenty-one, Woodrow comes to Gypsy's window at night, and the two sneak out to travel the night with Blind Benny. Gypsy asks Benny to call her Gypsy, and he happily agrees, as Gypsy notes Benny's face is peaceful and pleasant, even without eyes. As Benny shows off his new shoes, purchased by the employees at the hardware store, he informs the children that he lives above the store, and has Love and Amos to thank for it. He reports that he and Amos were friends in Cold Valley, Kentucky. Benny was born without eyes, and when his parents died when he was twelve, he became a sin eater. He explains that a sin eater eats food placed on the caskets of the dead. The sins of the deceased are...

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