The City of Ember - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Jeanne DuPrau
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

In chapter seven, Lina's attention is immediately captured by the printing on the paper. It isn't handwriting such as that seen in Ember but is very small, uniform, and neat such as that handed down by the Builders. After Granny and Poppy go to sleep that night, Lina sits down with the paper in an effort to decipher the meaning. She sees the words "instructions," "find door," and "marked with," but the majority of the paper has been destroyed by Poppy's chewing. There are other partial words and Lina sets out to see if she can figure them out. There are seven sentences in the instructions.

Lina believes this might be the important thing her Granny has been looking for but knows that it's a mystery in and of itself, making it something exciting to try to solve. Lina first glues...

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