The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree - Tale 2, Part 1 Summary & Analysis

Bill Brittain
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Tale 2, Part 1 Summary

"The Tree Man", Chapter 1 - Narration describes how Rowena, after leaving the Church Social, put her card with the red dot in a special hiding place and how she noticed that, on her calendar, she had marked that Henry Piper would be in town the next day. She goes downstairs to ask her mother for a favor, but at first is reluctant to do so when she realizes that the family's hired hand, Sam Waxman, is also there. Mrs. Jervis insists that Rowena go ahead and ask her question, and Rowena suggests that Henry stay with them rather than at the boarding house. At that, Sam starts laughing and mocking both Rowena (for being so in love with Henry) and Henry (for being both pretentious and manipulative). Rowena loses her temper and starts arguing with him, but Mrs. Jervis puts a...

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