The Poisonwood Bible - Study Guide Book 2, The Things We Learned (101-124) Summary & Analysis

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When the family first arrives, they are like Adam and Eve, having to learn the names of everything. Leah copies down new words in her notebook, promising to remember them forever. They learn from the books left behind by Brother Fowles, from the children of the village, and even from Mother, who recognizes some of the trees. Leah looks hard at everything and blinks, as if she is taking a picture of it. They are gradually getting to know the people there. Tata Boanda is an old fisherman who goes out in his boat every morning. Leah confesses that he is a sinner because he has two wives. They even all come to church. Leah's not sure how to pray for them. The older wife looks sad all the time and the younger one has all the...

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