Elijah of Buxton - Study Guide Chapters 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Elijah is disturbed that Mr. Travis is teaching both Sabbath classes and public school. Cooter thinks Mr. Travis is worked up over the lesson he has planned regarding, "Familiarity breeds contempt." Cooter thinks it involves "breeding," and that Mr. Travis has not been watched over lately, so he is trying to get away with teaching this. Mr. Travis sees Cooter smiling, and twists his ear in a state of rage. Inadvertantly, Cooter had not shown Mr. Travis the proper respect in town the day before, and he wants the children to learn respect for their superiors. His rage escalates when he hears Cooter say that they thought the lesson would be a family breeding contest. He punishes them with swats and writing assignments.

Chapter 7. Mr. Leroy stops working earlier than usual for lack of light from the moon. Elijah tries to talk to him about...

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