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Washington Black - Part 4, Chapter 6 – Part 4, Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 6, a man named Robert Solander pays a visit to Wash. Solander says that he is a friend of Titch’s, and he says that Titch’s last known whereabouts were in the city of Amsterdam. In Chapter 7, Wash and the Goffs continue preparations for the aquarium, which will be called Ocean House. Wash writes a letter to Mr. Haas, a supposed contact of Titch’s in Amsterdam. In Chapter 8, Wash is surprised to see a notice advertising that John Willard will be hanged as a criminal in England in a few days’ time. Wash and the Goffs have a picnic, and Tanna speaks of her favorite aunt, the well-traveled Madame Lemiuex. In Chapter 9, Wash decides to attend Willard’s hanging. He has been convicted of murdering a freed slave. Wash watches Willard’s execution and is surprised to feel...

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