The House of Dies Drear - Chapters 16-17 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The House of Dies Drear.
This section contains 389 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The House of Dies Drear Study Guide

Chapters 16-17 Summary

In chapter 16, Mayhew helps clean up the kitchen while describing his plan. Even Mrs. Small becomes involved, asking to be a ghost in Mayhew's plan. Mayhew asks Thomas and his father to go to a theatrical store for him the next day while he arranges to have his father placed in the hospital to both trick the Darrows and to have his condition assessed by doctors. Mayhew then shows them the tunnel behind the mirror in the hall, suggesting this is how the Darrows have been gaining access to the house.

In chapter 17, Mr. Pluto refuses to go into the hospital. When Mr. Small tries to convince him by suggesting the treasure is not his alone to care for, Mayhew corrects him by saying that Dies Drear left his treasure to the first ancestor of slaves who found it. It is...

(read more from the Chapters 16-17 Summary)

This section contains 389 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The House of Dies Drear Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The House of Dies Drear from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook