Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Lois Lenski
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The Indian women are very driven and keep the boat steady even in turbulent spots. The two girls are both strong, but they are very different in many other ways. One is plain and agitated in nature. The other is beautiful and kind in nature. Molly observes them as they continue along the river. When the plain girl refuses to give food to Molly, she is chastised by the beautiful girl, and Molly is fed. They eventually beach the canoes and put water on to boil on the shore. The women take off Molly’s tattered clothing, use the water to bathe her, and put her in deerskin clothing. Molly swears that she will never be the Indian girl they are trying to make her become. They lead her through a path in the woods to an Indian village, Seneca Town.

Molly is led...

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