Storming Heaven: A Novel - Chapters Four through Seven Summary & Analysis

Denise Giardina
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Chapters Four through Seven Summary

As a child, Rosa cries for a butterfly she accidentally harmed. Seeing the collection of butterflies in Lytton Davidson's house in the West Virginia coal camp reminds her of the childhood incident in Sicily. Rosa had not wanted to marry Mario and leave for America. Mario is abusive. He hits Rosa for drinking wine, and he severely injures their son Francesco. He pours the food the pig eats on Francesco's back and ties the boy to a fence. The pig cuts Francesco many times. The doctor wants to know how Francesco was injured, and Rosa says he fell. Rosa says she plans to leave when the butterflies return.

C.J. does not think highly of Isom. He believes Isom enjoys his family's wealth and lacks ambition. C.J. recognizes that Rondal has an interest in science, and...

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