Jackaroo - Study Guide Part 1: Chapters 7-12 Summary & Analysis

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In the second part of Part 1, soldiers are to be quartered at the Inn. While it is still winter, Gwyn works on teaching her younger brother, Tad, how to use a staff as a weapon, and they practice in the yard, as the lordling looks on. Her brother improves, but Gwyn is soon called away: her father has decided that she and Burl will accompany the Lord and his son on their map-making trip, helping them to navigate the land and look for lodgings. The group sets out to begin their journey; their first night, they stay with a farmer's family. The farmer has a young daughter called Liss, around Gwyn's age, who wants to chat and gossip. Though Gwyn finds her sweet, she has little patience for her.

In Chapter 8, the group continues their travels but hits rougher patches. Not only are...

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