The BFG - Chapters 16-18: Mixing the Dream, Journey to London, and The Palace Summary & Analysis

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In chapter 16, Mixing the Dream, the BFG places Sophie on his table and asks her to remain quiet while he gathers the right dreams to mix together to create the dream they want. He goes to the shelves and gathers dreams from many jars into one huge jar. He then mixes the dreams together using a giant egg beater. The dreams become foamy as they are mixed and beautiful, soapy bubbles float to the ceiling of the cave and out the door. The BFG explains those are the parts of the dreams he is not using. The dream remaining in the jar is clearly a nightmare and it flings itself about the jar. Sophie is concerned about giving the Queen a nightmare, but the BFG tells her it can’t be avoided since a...

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