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How Green Was My Valley Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Twenty-Seven Summary

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Chapter Twenty-Seven Summary

No one else knows who the neighboring village was searching for. The sound of a traveling band heralds the return of Ivor, to whom the Queen has given an ivory baton and a signed picture, bringing tears of pride and full drunkenness to Gwilym. Gwilym gets drunk again when Davy scores against Scotland in a game, and his jersey is placed on display with the other family treasures.

When Huw sees an infant girl being abused by Elijah Jonas-Sessions for speaking Welsh, he fills with rage and blacks out as he attacks Jonas. He is expelled from school and, although his family hates the school, it is seen as a disgrace. Huw's father wants him to be a doctor or lawyer, but Huw announces he wants to work in the colliery. Huw apologizes to Jonas, who insults him for being Welsh and calls him a...

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