Elijah of Buxton - Chapters 18 and 19 Summary & Analysis

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Elijah's father catches him and tells him this is a lesson to never want something so much that it blinds you to the truth. A town meeting is called to discuss what might be done for Mr. Leroy. Elijah, who feels he should be at the meeting, is told to stay at Cooter's for the night. He tells Cooter's mother that his mother asked him to go to the meeting for an hour or so. Cooter cannot go because he is standing in the corner, being punished for something at school. Elijah sets off in the woods, planning to go around the back of the church so he won't be seen. He is suddenly grabbed. His mouth is covered by a big hand and he is carried back into the woods.

Chapter 19. Once again, Elijah is sure he is about to be killed, but he...

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