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The Rainbow Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

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Chapter 10 Summary

Ursula feels the burden of responsibility toward her younger siblings. The girls form a long-standing feud with the Phillips boys, resulting in many schoolyard fights. At age twelve, Ursula and Gudrun are sent to Grammar School in Nottingham. Ursula is glad to be able to escape from her noisy and crowded family for a while. She finds another hiding place in the nearby Church. One day she accidentally leaves the door to the church unlocked, and her younger siblings mess up the church building. Her father hits her across the face as punishment.

Ursula does well in school and develops a mystical Christian religious faith. One of her most pressing religious issues is the literal interpretation of the Bible and the humanity of Christ. She wants to be a good Christian but she does not like the doctrine that Christians should give up their possessions and live...

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