True History of the Kelly Gang - Parcel 1, "His Life Until the Age of 12" Summary & Analysis

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Parcel 1, "His Life Until the Age of 12" Summary

Parcel 1 is about Ned Kelly's life until the age of twelve, the age he was when his father died. Parcel 1 starts out immediately with Ned telling his daughter about her grandfather Red Kelly and grandmother Ellen Quinn (his mother and father.) The descriptions of the mother revolve around her fiery nature, strong temper, and difficult time dealing with Red Kelly, Ned's father. Ned's father spent a lot of time in Van Diemen's Land, one of the worst and most notorious prisons in a land full of bad prisons. Prison is nothing new for their family, as Ned remembers when his mother's brother was put into prison, and of the English jailor ripping apart the cake, and her trying to shove the crumbs through a two inch opening at the...

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