The Snow Child - Part 1: Chapters 8-11 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 8, Esther and Mabel were in the cabin talking when George came in telling them they had to come and look at the moose that Jack had killed. Mabel expected to see a full animal in the barn instead of just the bloody pieces. In his excitement Jack picked Mabel up and swung her around. The men took swigs from a bottle of moonshine to celebrate Jack’s kill. Esther persuaded Mabel to take a drink as well in honor of her husband. As they walked back to the cabin and Jack put his arm around her, Mabel wondered who this man was who shot moose and drank moonshine.

In the house Esther cut up the moose heart and cooked it for dinner. Everything was a blur to Mabel. It was not until they were nearly done with dinner that Mabel...

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