Drowning Ruth - Part 2 Chapter 20 Summary & Analysis

Christina Schwarz
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Part 2 Chapter 20 Summary

Ruth thinks about Imogene visiting with husband Jack and baby Louisa, and staying on the island. Ruth cares for Amanda's injuries and sees her as she must have been before all of the guilt. Ruth throws the box into the lake just before Clement's body washes ashore. She gives up typing for farming, which she enjoys. She turns down two proposals from Arthur but they remain friends. Amanda recalls Ruth running out without a coat, ignoring their orders and Mathilda running heavily after her. When she snatches Ruth up, their combined weight is too great and they plunge into the water. Amanda leaves her newborn to rescue them. Mathilda has pushed Ruth onto the ice but slipped under. Amanda snatches her, but when the ice begins to break, Mathilda bites her thumb to make her let go. Amanda gathers Ruth, who...

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