The Plague of Doves - Section 5: Pages 255 – 311 Summary & Analysis

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All Soul’s Day – It is Halloween. Evelina, who has returned to school, comes home to visit Mooshum. Evelina and Mooshum hand out candy to trick-or-treaters while Evelina’s parents are out at a church event. Mooshum begins scaring the kids, but one of the kids from the last group throws a rock at Mooshum, knocking him out and causing him to bleed. Evelina’s parents are just returning as this happens, so they bring Mooshum to the hospital. At the hospital, Mooshum announces he is going to die. Father Cassidy then arrives to see how Mooshum is doing. Mooshum says he wants to die in peace or he’ll extend his life and continue to annoy the priest.

Nevertheless, Father Cassidy remains with Mooshum after Evelina and her parents leave. A year later, Father Cassidy quits the priesthood, goes into the cattle...

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