Year of Wonders - Study Guide The Press of Their Ghosts Summary & Analysis

Geraldine Brooks
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Anna starts crying for her father and Anna shares the misery of both her and her father's childhoods. Afterward, Anna feels at last free of her father. Anna believes her father did not flee the village because Aphra convinces him she has lucky talismans to protect them. Mompellion tells them that he has also seen talismans. Anna investigates one family who claim they received a protective talisman for just a tuppence. Anna tells them they have been tricked.

Anna trips on her way home and that act made her think that perhaps the plague is just nature, like her tripping on a rock. Perhaps instead of thinking it is a curse from God, they should be trying to discover how it is spread and they could work on it as a farmer rids his fields of unwanted scrub. The...

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