Diamonds in the Shadow - Chapter Three Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Three Summary

The Finch family finally meets the refugees. They are shocked to see that Andrew has no hands, and Mopsy immediately begins asking him a million uncomfortable questions about rebel warfare. Mrs. Finch tries to take family photos, but the Amabos are extremely uncomfortable with it. As soon as Jared lays eyes on Mattu, he is jealous of the boy's good looks. Mr. Finch, who has been very despondent lately, barely says a word. In the car, Mopsy doesn't stop her constant tirade of questions. In a way, her questions are helpful because the Amabos don't offer any information about themselves unless asked outright. Through Mopsy's questions, the reader learns that Alake lost her speech as a result of the atrocities she witnessed. It becomes Mopsy's new mission to heal her new best friend. She decides that since Alake can't speak, it...

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