The Memory of Old Jack - Chapter Eleven, Here We Leave Him to His Rest, Chapter Twelve, Wheeler, and Epilogue Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eleven, Here We Leave Him to His Rest, Chapter Twelve, Wheeler, and Epilogue Summary

Chapter Eleven: Here We Leave Him to His Rest

In Chapter Eleven, Jack is buried. Mat is annoyed that the preacher does not listen to his request to give him a simple service and just read the Psalms he had asked. Instead, the preacher gives a lengthy concluding prayer which Mat thinks is too ornate for simple Jack. After the service, he watches the Pettits leave, realizing they will never return to Port William.

Chapter Twelve: Wheeler

In Chapter Twelve, Wheeler, Jack's lawyer, pays a visit to Jack's old farm. Wheeler has been working as a legal advocate for the small farmer and, as such, has had to spend more time away from the country than he...

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