Downright Dencey - Book III, Chapters 39-49 Summary & Analysis

Caroline Dale Snedeker
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Book III, Chapters 39-49 Summary

In chapter twenty-nine, Lovesta is banned from preaching for twenty-five years. The woman falls silent and is not to speak in the church or to do any of her previous work. However, Lovesta wakes one night with a message from God. A woman is hungry - starving, actually - and Lovesta must save her.

In chapter forty, Dencey becomes confused by the new Sammie Jetsam. Sammie acts as Dencey's beau even though she objects.

Lydia intervenes once more with the Fragment Society to get Sammie a place in the classroom. Sammie is thrilled to be going to school, but balks when he learns it is the Fragment School and not the Coffin School. In the end, Sammie gets a job cleaning at the Coffin School and is able to learn while staying in the back of the...

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