The Strange Case of Origami Yoda - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Tom Angleberger
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Summary

This chapter is from Marcie’s point of view. Marcie is an eighth grader who rides Dwight’s bus. Despite being mean to Dwight she decides to ask Dwight what word she will need to learn for the spelling bee. Dwight tells her he will have Yoda tell her tomorrow, and Marcie reacts very badly to Dwight, calling him ‘fart face’ and other horrible names. The next day Yoda tells Marcie the word “mulked”. Marcie studies all night and when the bee finally arrives she loses because mulked isn’t even on the word list they use.

Analysis

The symbol that shows up in the chapter is the word mulked. Mulked means to deprive by fraudulent means. This is ironic since the word Marci is told is false and she is a person who spends the majority of time studying this one word rather...

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