The Witch of Blackbird Pond - Study Guide Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth George Speare
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This chapter begins back at the Wood's home. Kit is happily telling Mercy and Rachel that Mr. Kimberly went back on his decision and is going to allow them to continue with the dame school. She has explained the whole story to him, and he has reluctantly understood that Kit is new and doesn't know. Kit promised that, from then on, she will abide by the rules and not disappoint them again.

Kit went on to tell them of her meeting with Hannah Tupper. Rachel is very distressed about this. No one in town has anything to do with Hannah. She is a Quaker. Quakers don't believe in the sacraments, and they are considered to be troublemakers and heretics. In Massachusetts, many Quakers are hanged, others are branded. In Connecticut, this did not happen. Still, Quakers are not welcome or accepted. Hannah has never done anyone harm...

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