Slapstick: Or, Lonesome No More! - Chapters 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 and 7 Summary

Wilbur remembers his childhood as extremely happy in the 'asteroid', constantly with his sister so both halves of their specialized brains could make up a genius one. They often physically touch though only to make their combined intellectual magic stronger. If they are apart, there is no genius. Wilbur is the practical, methodical one who knows how to read; Eliza is illiterate but far more intuitive and creative at solving problems. She is the one who suspected there were secret passageways among other discoveries. They devour the books in the mansion and argue about Darwin's theory of evolution. They also make a prediction that comes true: gravity can shift, like the wind, and there must have been days of lighter gravity when great monuments, such as pyramids, were constructed. They also disagree with the constitution and believe it should be amended...

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