Chasing Vermeer - Chapters Four and Five Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Four and Five Summary

Chapter Four begins with Ms. Hussey's class discussing their trip to the art museum and the students' responses to the art they saw. She gives them a quote by Picasso regarding how are tells a lie but also tells the truth. This leaves the children puzzled but interested, especially Calder. Petra begins looking at the world around her for art; she finds very little at her home that she believes could be art. On her way to the grocery she sees Ms. Hussey drop off a book into the giveaway box outside Powell's; Petra takes this book, "Lo!," with her. From the first passage she reads, it seems to be strange and full of odd happenings.

In Chapter Five, Petra continues reading into the bizarre "Lo!" This book is full of unexplained events. The clippings in this...

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