Caleb's Crossing - Study Guide Section 11 - Part 3, Anno 1715, Actatis Suae 70, Great Harbor Summary & Analysis

Geraldine Brooks
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Chapter 1 - The narration of the now elderly Bethia reveals that her physical health is failing, but she still has her memories, many of which are triggered by the contents of an inlaid box she purchased in Italy the year she married Samuel. She reads the papers it contains, the writings of her younger self, commenting on how foolish it seems, on how she feels the need to write one last time, and on how the physical pain of actually handling the pen is probably nothing compared to the pain she thinks waits for her in hell. "Still," she says, "I do not choose to fear what I cannot know."

Chapter 2 - In the early part of Bethia's one year at Harvard College, she watches as Caleb and Joel are first shunned by...

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