H is for Hawk - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

Helen Macdonald
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Chapter 7

The protagonist wakes up the next day feeling like the house is wilder because of the hawk. She starts to train the hawk to sit on her arm. The hawk is terrified about being in a new home. She reflects on how she needs to not only be patient, but she has to act as if she is invisible. She notes that this is good for taming birds, but not good for her personal life. She keeps sitting with her hawk, waiting for it to eat the food that she has provided for it. While she waits, she thinks back to her father. She remembers how he told her that he dealt with his fear during dangerous jobs by simply looking through the lens of his camera to keep himself from thinking about it. It felt like he was outside of it...

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