When Women Were Birds - Chapters XXV-XXIX Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter XXV, Williams seeks to answer the age old question of how humans are to give a voice to creation. She shares some information about personal vows she and her husband exchanged before their wedding day. As she and Brooke stood before the congregation representing Eve and Adam, Williams’ mind betrayed her. Inappropriate words kept coming into her mind. She shares with her reader that she remembered even as a child having trouble making her mind behave. She takes this story one-step further as she describes how her Mimi showed her through the book “Creation Myths” that Eve was not necessarily the evil creature the church made her out to be. Eve was one who chose betrayal and sin in order to discover her own voice. She shares with her reader how she is writing her own creation story — that of the...

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