Christy - Chapters 37 - 38 Summary & Analysis

Catherine Marshall
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Chapters 37 - 38 Summary

One thing about the highlanders that Christy confronts but puzzles her is their intense superstition. Their Scottish and Irish background provides much grist for stories of witches and devils and how such creatures interact with humans, and little Zady Spencer confides her fear of the dark in case she sees a ghost. Christy teaches Zady a song refrain that says that God will watch over and take care of you. The line between faith and superstition is fine, and for the highlanders, their God is one to fear rather than a source of comfort. Fairlight has a fear of the shadow of the mountain and Christy believes it is merely due to where the cabin is located. Across from the cabin stands a very high pinnacle that will capture the sun's rays and plunge the cabin into premature darkness. Christy recalls...

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