How Green Was My Valley - Chapters Six and Seven Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Six and Seven Summary

There is tension in the household as Davy works to form a union. Dada does not believe in making demands, but Davy warns him he may have to change his mind some day. Gwilym's anti-union stance helps him get the superintendent's job, with more pay and status, but causes the workers to distrust him. Davy warns that the men may strike.

Beth asks Huw to secretly take her to where the men are meeting at night. She speaks to the group harshly, and threatens them if any harm comes to Gwilym. Huw and Beth try to hike home in treacherous snowy conditions, but Beth falls unconscious, perhaps with a heart attack, and Huw rolls her into the river to keep her from falling. Davy finds them on his way home.

Chapter Seven finds the family back at...

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