The Awakening, and Selected Stories - Study Guide The Godmother Summary & Analysis

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In chapter one, Tante ("Aunt") Elodie and her godson, Gabriel Lucaze play cribbage at her home before Gabriel goes out. In chapter two, Gabriel returns to Tante Elodie's home late that night. In chapter three, Gabriel tells Tante Elodie he has just killed a man named Everson. Tante Elodie tells Gabriel not to tell anyone, and creates an alibi for him. She cleans Gabriel up and sends him home.

In chapter four, Tante Elodie goes to the murder scene. She takes the dead man's watch and money, and the knife Gabriel left behind under the body. She burns the dead man's paper money and washes the knife before placing it in the pocket of one of Gabriel's coats that hangs in her closet. Now feeling sick, Tante Elodie finally lies down to rest, pleased she has saved her godson.

In chapter five, Tante Elodie is...

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