Midwives - Part 2: Chapters 11-13 Summary & Analysis

Chris Bohjalian
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Part 2: Chapters 11-13 Summary

In chapter 11, Connie discusses how the arc of blood Asa and Anne supposedly saw that morning affected her mother's case. Stephen spends a great deal of time during the trial trying to prove that Asa could not have possibly seen blood arc from his wife's abdomen from his position across the room, in front of the windows and that his grief would have made any such vision incomprehensible. Stephen also brings in experts on home births and blood evidence, attempting to disprove Asa and Anne's eye witness reports even before Sibyl is officially charged with a crime. Stephen also hires an investigator, Patty Dunlevy, whom Connie finds wild and exciting, when she establishes she is not another reporter looking for a story. Hopes that Sibyl will not be charged with a crime were high despite all this preparation by...

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