The House of the Scorpion - Section 3: Chapters 6 & 7 Summary & Analysis

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Section 3: Chapters 6 & 7 Summary

In Middle Ages: 7-11, Chapter 6: El Patron, Rosa dresses Matt and leads him across the courtyard, threatening to kill him if he says anything about her. When they finally reach a large room, an old man's voice summons Matt to come closer, and Matt is relieved to see Celia who assures him it will be alright. Celia tells El Patron that Matt has been kept like a wild animal for six months, and El Patron angrily summons Willum who states Matt suffers from malnutrition but claims to have known nothing about it. After Celia hugs Matt and assures El Patron that he can talk and is very intelligent, El Patron sends Celia and Willum away so he can talk to Matt. El Patron tells Matt about his poverty-stricken childhood in Atzlan, formerly Mexico, and how his seven siblings died before reaching...

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