The Murderer's Ape - Part One: Chapters 8 – 15 Summary & Analysis

Jakob Wegelius
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In Chapter 8, "The Singing," Sally remains on the roof all night and hides in an attic filled with pigeons the next day. She looks at the locket, which includes a verse and inscription, “To my beloved Alphonse from Elisa” (Location 663). She continues to hide in fear until she hears a woman singing at an open window across the street. The woman, later identified as Ana Molina, is looking at Sally, who hides again. Sally continues to hide, surviving off food she finds thrown away. She finally makes it to O Pelicano. The owner, Senhor Baptista, suggests they should call the police or the zoo. Sally runs back to her attic hiding place. The next evening, Sally listens as Ana sings. Ana puts food in a bag at her window, and Sally eats the contents. A couple of days later, a storm arrives...

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