The Cape Ann - Chapters 50 through 51 Summary & Analysis

Faith Sullivan
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Chapters 50 through 51 Summary

Lark refuses to go to the church that refuses to bury Hilly in Chapter 50. Her Papa slaps her and she bites his hand, down to the bone. He slaps her with his other hand and makes her go to church, where later she sneaks out and goes to the place where Hilly died. She enters Mrs. Stillman's place and sees Mrs. Wheeler there. Mrs. Wheeler recounts the cemetery story where Axel Nelson and two younger men harm Hilly. When Mrs. Wheeler see them, Hilly has only a shirt on.

Mrs. Wheeler thinks she wants to kill Axel Nelson in Chapter 51; however Mrs. Stillman brings her to her senses. Lark sleeps over at Mrs. Stillman's house; she feels very close to Hilly. She dreams that he stands at the foot of his bed wearing his Army uniform.

Chapters 50 through 51 Analysis

In Chapter 50, Lark breaks free from...

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