The Covenant - Chapter XI, Education of a Puritan Summary & Analysis

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Chapter XI, Education of a Puritan Summary

Of the van Doorn and De Groot families, only Jakob's two children Detlev and Johanna survive. Four wooden tombstones mark Sybilla De Groot, Sara van Doorn, Sannah and Anna. Micah Nxumalo returns two weeks later having lost many of his family too and stays with the survivors to help them rebuild van Doorn's property. When a structure is complete, Paulus announces his intentions to rebuild as well. He does with Micah's help, and though it is likely not half the home that even his great ancestors lived in, he is happy with it. Paulus spends most of his time with his neighbors. A teacher comes to Venloo to open a school and Detlev is sent to get a formal education. At first his family disagrees, but Paulus convinces them that being taught English...

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