Home - Study Guide Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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The main character and narrator, along with his younger sister, are crawling through the grass in Georgia. They are crawling up to a fence, where they are watching some horses. While watching the horses, they see some men bury a body in a hole that they've dug. When the brother and sister go home, the adults don't notice they've been missing because something happened while the children were gone that has the attention of the adults.

The narrator is pretending to be asleep. He mentions shots, doctors and morphine. He also mentions that if they think he's asleep they might loosen the cuffs around his wrists. When he tries to focus on a blank sheet of paper to regulate his breathing to make it seem as if he's sleeping, he thinks of the letter he received, which tells him to come quick or she'll be...

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