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I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 and 8 Summary

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Part 1, Chapters 6, 7 and 8 Summary

Chapter 6 - Tituba describes how, as the journey to America continued, she developed a friendship with Parris' trusting and vulnerable wife Elizabeth (who, in spite of their closeness, finds Tituba's rejoicing in sex and the body distasteful) and their equally vulnerable daughter Betsey. She gets along less well with Parris' niece Abigail, who constantly demands information and details about Tituba's stories of the invisible world and who Tituba comes to believe is a cunning liar. In narration, Tituba also comments on how foolish John Indian's behavior seems to her, but adds that his playfulness is probably a good balance for her moodiness. When the voyage finally ends in Boston, Parris leads his family and slaves to their temporary home, a cold, dark, musty house the atmosphere of which makes Elizabeth so ill she comes close to death. Tituba realizes she can't tolerate this...

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