47 chapter summaries

47 chapter summaries

Chapter One
– 47 is 14
– big mama Flore Raised him
– His mother died from child birth
– lives on the Corinthian Plantation
– Works in the barn
– His master is tobias
– 1832
Chapter Two
– 47 moves to the slave cabins
– 47 meets Pritchard
– Pritchard brands 47
– champ beats up pritchard.
Q: Children resist slavery better than Men and Women because children believe in dreams.
Chapter Three
– 47 starts to pick cotton
– his hands have deep cuts from picking the cotton. he got an infection.
– 47 picked cotton with 84
– mud albert let 47 be a messenger boy
Chapter Four
– master tobias lets the slaves have a burial ceremony for ****** ned
-gives disrespectful eulogy
– Mr. Pike warns tobias about a runaway slave
Chapter Five
-47 runs away from Ned’s funeral
-47meets Tall John in the woods
-Tall John takes 47 to Winslet Canyon to show him the beuaty of nature
-47 and Tall John meet Tobias and the bloodhounds
Chapter Six
-47 starts to like Tall John and wants to be friends with him right away
-Tobias accepted Tall John as his own slave
Chapter Seven
-They go back to the slave quarters and meet the other men and Tall John charms them with wit
-Mud Albert asks Tall John if he is High John the Conquerer, the “trickster from Africa”
-Tall John says no, he came to find 47
-puts all to sleep with his bell, they find the yellow sack, retrieve his “science,” heals 47 hands
Chapter Eight
-47 feels great! hands are healed and no pain
-Tall John names Eighty-four “Tweenie” and flirts with her because she is beautiful
-Tall John picks and carries all the cotton
Chapter Nine
– Tall John talks to 84
– john asked about 84’s children
– 84 told tall john about her children
– 84 and tall john cry together
Chapter 10
– John talked to the other slaves in the cabin
-John said to the other slaves that they should trust 47
– John tells 47 he has a powerful blood type
Chapter 11
– They talk about Fred chocolate
– Eloise becomes sick
– tall john said he could heel her
– they had to go get herbs to heal Eloise
Chapter 12
– John and 47 went into the woods to get herbs for Eloise.
– They talk about how 84 is beautiful
– They swam in a pond
– 47 said that was the best time he had in his life.
Chapter 13
– 47 had a dream that showed were tall john came from
– Tall john had transformed
– he was taller and he was orange
– he told 47 about the talam and the calash.
– Tall johns real name was N’Clect
Chapter 14
– they got the herbs for eloise
– went back to the plantation
– Tall john talked to tobias like a white man
– they healed Eloise
– Tobias says that the lord healed his daughter
– knock 47 and tall john out
Chapter 15
-John and 47 are put in the tomb
– they stay there all day and a ll night
– they almost pasted out
– 84 brought them food
– Tall john took them to a magical place in their mind
– Mud Albert was shot
– 47 and john were whipped
Chapter 16
-47 and 84 save tall john from mr. stewarts killing shack
– 47 blinds mr stewart
– 84 kills mr stewart
– they run away with tall john.
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