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News of the World - Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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The Captain turns back along the road towards Castroville, and stays at an inn on the Medina. The next morning, Captain Kidd heads into San Antonio. There, he responds in Spanish to the Mexican women who call out “saucy things” (193) to him, and wanders past several markets with chili stands and wagons selling “grains and vegetables and hay” (194). After a fitful night of sleep at the Vance House, Captain Kidd walks around the Plaza de Armas and sees that his old print shop has now become a repair shop for wagon wheels and machines. The Captain visits a young lawyer named Branholme at his office next door to the print shop, and asks him about “adoption, and the legal status of returned captives” (195). Branholme mentions that captives belong “to their parents or guardians” (195). Finally, he buys a set of newspapers on his way back...

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