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Riddley Walker - Study Guide Chapter 16-18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16. Chapter 16 begins with Riddley still questioning the motives of Goodparley and his resemblance to the figure of Greanvine. Late at night, Riddley sits with the Punch doll on one hand and the Greanvine face on the other. Riddley begins to enact a skit between the two characters that takes on a life of its own. Afterward, Riddley presses on to Fork Stoan, led by the pack of dogs.

When Riddley arrives in Fork Stoan, he sees Goodparley hung up the same as Belnot Phist had been hung, with his hands behind his back. Orfing and his hevvys, as well as The Ardship and the Eusa folk, are looking on. Riddley enters and cuts down Goodparley, slipping the sulphur powder in to the fit up, thinking it had already been searched. Riddley asks Orfing, "Is this HOAP OF A TREE then?" and Orfing replies that it is...

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