Midwives - Part 3: Chapters 14-16 Summary & Analysis

Chris Bohjalian
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Part 3: Chapters 14-16 Summary

In chapter 14, Sibyl learns that her trial will proceed in September. Sibyl and Rand decide to allow Connie to attend the trial rather than force her to hear about it second hand. Connie's grandmother is unhappy with this decision, but she is overruled. At the same time, Connie is becoming aware of a flirtation taking place between Stephen and her mother. Connie also discovers that her father is spending a great deal of time reviewing legal precedent, hoping to learn something to help Sibyl. In chapter 15, the trial begins. When the Danforths first arrive at the courthouse, they discover a group of midwives have taken up positions of protest on the courthouse steps and many of her clients will be attending the trial with their infants. The first few days are spent searching for a jury. Stephen outlines the...

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