Caleb's Crossing - Study Guide Section 8 - Part 2, Anno 1661, Actatis Suae 17, Cambridge Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 - As their boat sets out for Cambridge, Bethia watches for Tequamuck, relieved he does not appear to disrupt their journey. After a brief but difficult journey, Bethia and the others (Makepeace, Caleb and Joel) arrive at Corlett's where, after Bethia is left to unwillingly listen to the long-winded Corlett, she is shown to where she is to sleep - on a rough bed in the kitchen near the fire.

Chapter 12 - In her first days at the school, Bethia confronts arrogant students, discovers that one of them is related to her favorite poet (Anne Bradstreet), and assists in the welcome of another new arrival, a young native woman named Anne who, when she first arrives, is nervous and frightened. Bethia calms her, learning that Anne's parents died when she was a child, that...

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