The Pushcart War - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 2 Summary

On the same afternoon of the Daffodil Massacre, a young boy named Marvin Seeley is standing on the same corner attempting to take a picture of a pickle barrel. At the moment Marvin takes his picture, Morris the Florist flies into the barrel. Initially disappointed by the destruction of his picture, Marvin later decides that the picture is interesting due to the daffodils in the background. Marvin sends it into a magazine for a contest and wins honorable mention.

The wife of a newspaper editor, Mrs. Emily Wisser, sees the picture in the magazine and cuts it out for her scrapbook. Later, when Emily hears about the Pushcart War, she remembers the picture and shows it to her husband. Buddy Wisser blows up the photo to lifelike proportions and uses it to track down facts about the event, including the exact size of...

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