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The Last of the Just - Study Guide Chapter 3, Stillenstadt, Part 5 Summary & Analysis

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Benjamin invites his parents to live in Stillenstadt. Judith realizes that she has never understood her son. Benjamin's parents are a strange sight, dressed all in black and definitely from the old country. Mordecai realizes that no one in Stillenstadt knows Benjamin is a Levy from Zemyock. Benjamin becomes ill with a fever at being with his family again. He recovers and is joyful and happy. Mordecai believes that the legacy of the Just Men may have died with his other three sons. He looks to Judith for guidance. He unsuccessfully attempts to produce another son, though Judith is fifty. They cease to live as man and wife. He turns to Benjamin to learn to sew buttons, but Mordecai is too clumsy. Benjamin implores him to just be the pure one from God. Mordecai's decides a grandchild may be the next Just Man...

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