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I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapters 8, 9 and 10 Summary

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Part 2, Chapters 8, 9 and 10 Summary

Chapter 8 - Tituba finds herself absorbed into the Jewish household and home of Benjamin Cohen d'Azevedo, a recent widower with nine children, none of whom speak English. She observes (and narrates) his obsession with the centuries of ill treatment experienced by Jews the world over, gratefully accepts gifts of his late wife's clothing, and becomes painfully aware of his longing for his wife. She recalls the rituals of bringing the dead to speak with the living and, with the encouragement of the spirit form of Hester, brings Cohen's wife to him and, eventually, to their oldest daughter. She also writes of how their emotional intimacy became sexual intimacy, commenting that she often longed for the sexier, more muscular John Indian, but nevertheless found sexual pleasure with Cohen. She describes his violently negative reaction when she tells him of her desire to return to...

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