The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree - Tale 1, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Bill Brittain
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Tale 1, Part 1 Summary

NB Each of the three tales is recounted from the third person narrative point of view.

"Jug-a-Rum", Chapter 1 - Polly plays by the side of the river with her friends, the twins Leland and Lenora, who are poor and generally unpopular, but who know the woods and the wildlife better than anyone else. When Polly finds a large bullfrog, whose croak sounds like the words "jug-a-rum," Leland's shout of excitement startles it into jumping into the river. Polly angrily berates him, but the twins fight back, at first throwing mud at her and later giving her the silent treatment. Polly apologizes, and the twins ask her to tell them about the Church Social, asking specifically about how the snobby Agatha and Eunice behaved. Polly defends both girls, saying they're rich and popular and she intends to be just like them. The...

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