Matilda - Chapter 8: The Trunchbull; Chapter 9: The Parents Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8: The Trunchbull; Chapter 9: The Parents Summary

Miss Honey is excited about her unbelievable new student and she cannot wait to share the news with the Headmistress. She believes that it is ridiculous for such a brilliant child to be in the bottom class, and wants her to immediately move to the highest class with the eleven-year-olds. She feels so strongly about this that she is even willing to go to visit Miss Trunchbull, whom she usually works hard to avoid. However, the meeting does not go well. Miss Trunchbull is an extremely large, strong and stubborn woman who has just bought a car from Matilda's father. She thinks that the car was a bargain and so she believes Matilda's father's story that is daughter is a difficult girl and a trouble-maker who will soon need to be punished. Miss...

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