Sutton - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

J. R. Moehringer
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Chapter 3 Summary

Willie is a small boy again growing up on Gold Street. It's a dirt road and the neighborhood where all of the poor Irish families live. Willie lives with his two older brothers, two older sisters, father, mother, and grandfather, who he calls Daddo. He remembers how poor they were and how grief-stricken his mother was after his baby sister, Agnes, died.

Sutton thinks about his childhood. He recalls how his two older brothers tormented him, including breaking his nose when he was about eight years old. When Sutton returns to the present, he hands the photographer an envelope and starts mentioning Bess when he passes out.

When Willie is ten, he tries to fight back. It doesn't work. Willie stays close to home because this is the only place where his brothers cannot attack him. One day, they do, but Daddo witnesses...

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