The Underneath - Chapters 41-50 Summary & Analysis

Kathi Appelt
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Summary

In Chapter 41, Puck listens for the sounds of his family. All he hears is the sound of loss. Loss is a word that Grandmother understands.

In Chapter 42, the story returns to an earlier time when Grandmother was swimming through the bayous. Hawk Man saw Night Song and was smitten by her even though the other birds warned him to fly away.

In Chapter 43, the story from the past continues with how Night Song was happy with Grandmother until the young girl grew older and restless. She wanted to have an adventure of her own. During a solitary trek while Grandmother was napping, Night Song saw Hawk Man for the first time.

In Chapter 44, while her mother slept, Night Song slipped down the tree and went to Hawk Man. They both took on their human forms. The trees knew Grandmother would not be happy...

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