The Shoemaker's Wife - Chapter 5: A Stray Dog Summary & Analysis

Adriana Trigiani
This Study Guide consists of approximately 64 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Shoemaker's Wife.
This section contains 561 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Shoemaker's Wife Study Guide

Summary

Ciro tells Sister Teresa that he's caught the priest in an amorous clutch with Concetta and demands that she tell Sister Ercolina, in hopes the complaint works its way to the mother abbess, who has the power to fire Don Gregorio. The nun asks Ciro whether his sole intent to punish Don Gregorio is motivated by his anger at Concetta for betraying his love. Ciro says priests should be held to a higher standard than religious figures, but Sister Teresa reminds him that all humans have flaws. She admits she has been disappointed in her career in the church having traded her mother's kitchen for the kitchen that feeds the nuns—and Don Gregorio

Ciro sets out on a five-mile trek to Schilpario to dig a grave for Father Martinelli. His journey takes him over the mountains and through a tunnel...

(read more from the Chapter 5: A Stray Dog Summary)

This section contains 561 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Shoemaker's Wife Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Shoemaker's Wife from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook