Maud's Line - Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Margaret Verble
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Maud’s Line, by Margaret Verble, is the story of Maud, a young Cherokee woman living on her family’s allotment land in Oklahoma and yearning for more excitement. Chapter 1 begins with Maud, a beautiful young woman, and her brother Lovely working in the garden when they hear their cow bellowing. The two grab their guns and run to the cow only to find that someone has taken an axe to her back and left her to die. She puts the poor creature out of its misery and then jumps into action to save the meat and arrange to store it at an ice house in town. Maud laments their lack of electricity and running water. Maud has kept enough of the meat at her house to prepare a meal for her extended family, and they begin to arrive for the meal. The...

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