The Owl Service - Study Guide Chapter 6-8 Summary & Analysis

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In the next three short Chapters of Alan Garner's "The Owl Service", the story continues with Gwyn, Roger and Alison discovering the painting on the wall, and trying to find a way to detach the girl from her obsession with the curious dinner plates.

Chapter Six sees the children examining the painting of the woman behind the pebble dash wall. It is an old painting which Gwyn thinks was made at some point in the late Middle Ages of a woman made of flowers but that all the flowers, instead of petals, have claws. Afterward, the children set about lowering the last of the plates from the loft, Gwyn in the hope of taking them and hiding them away from Alison. While he is up in the loft Gwyn removes the rat trap and finds in there an owl pellet (the bits of fur and...

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