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The Summer of the Swans Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

Betsy Byars
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Chapter 6 Summary

Charlie sits alone on the Weiceks' front steps, feeling shut off from the world around him without Sara there with him. Charlie lifts his watch to his ear and finds comfort in the sound of its ticking. Mrs. Weicek comes out of the house with a female friend who is curious about Charlie. Mrs. Weicek explains who Charlie is, telling her friend how he does not speak, but he knows all his numbers and letters. Mrs. Weicek says Charlie is very proud of his watch, though he cannot tell time yet. She tells her friend to ask Charlie about the time so she can see how proud Charlie is of his watch. When asked, Charlie holds out his arm so the ladies can see the time.

Mrs. Weicek and her friend sit on rocking chairs on the porch. The sound of the rocking upsets Charlie. Charlie stands...

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