Mockingbird - Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

Kathryn Erskine
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Chapters 11-15 Summary

Haunted by living memories of her brother's death,Caitlin writes a school paper on the heart because she wants to know more about what happened to Devon when the bullet entered his chest. She returns home with her paper, marked with words of praise and excellence by her teacher but questioning why she capitalizes the word "heart" in the middle of a sentence. Caitlin tells herself the reason is because heart is such an important word. Memories of what her father calls "the day our life fell apart" freely associate in her troubled head as she tries to find something called "closure" in her life. The sounds of her father's screams and the emergency room doctors apologizing for not being able to save Devon echo in her ears, and she imagines herself omnipotent and capable of taking over the pumping action...

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