The Winthrop Woman - Chapter Thirteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Thirteen Summary

Toby Feake, Robert's nephew. has arrived from Germany. Toby is an excellent sailor. The Feakes have been summoned to the Winthrop home to hear John Cotton's sermon in which he reveals in detail the monster to which Anne Hutchinson has given birth. Winthrop feels Bess has learned a lesson about truth.

Bess gives birth to her first son two days before Christmas, and holds a celebration with pine boughs, candles, drinking, singing, and dancing. The tithing man, Job Blunt, pays a visit and promises to report the celebration to the court. Daniel Patrick knocks Job out with his fist and they pour liquor into his mouth. Telaka mistakes Job for a Pequot, and tries to put some kind of herb in his mouth, but Job runs away from the Feakes' home. When Job reports to the local minister all of the...

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