The Whipping Boy - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Sid Fleischman
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Chapter 4 Summary

During their escape, the moon lights their way so that Prince Brat and Jemmy can easily see where they are going. However, the morning brings thick fog. Prince Brat orders Jemmy down off the horse they are sharing to lead it. While Jemmy is thinking about the prince's command, he is also thinking that this might just be the perfect chance to run for it. Once the fog lifts, he can make a run to the river and hide under the city in the sewers. The prince brings him back to reality with his impatience. Jemmy gets down, begins to lead the horse until he sees a sudden yellow glow of a lantern, and hears the prince yelling and making a fuss. Then, another hand strikes out and grabs Jemmy.

Chapter 4 Analysis

The capture of Prince Brat and Jemmy presents the prince with...

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