What was the main idea of Chapter 39 in chains?
Two days after Christmas, Isabel goes to the fish market with Sarah. As she walks, Isabel thinks about the suffering prisoners, especially Curzon. She has not delivered any food to the prisoners since Christmas Eve, and she wonders how this will affect her friend.
What happens in chapter 40 in the book chains?
The rebels soon win another battle. This greatly annoys Colonel Hawkins, the British officer who is living in the Locktons’ library. Now that the Patriots have prisoners of their own, the British begin treating the rebel prisoners better.
What happened in chapter 37 of chains?
At the window of Curzon’s cell, Isabel speaks to the big soldier who almost stole her food the first day. He says that the sergeant is dead. Curzon is very sick, and Isabel suspects that the other prisoners have been taking his share of the rations. She demands that they give him a blanket and make sure that he eats.
What happened in chapter 36 of chains?
Lady Seymour falls ill with a fever, and the doctor bleeds her in hopes of healing her. Isabel overhears Madam suggesting that it might be best to send Lady Seymour to the Locktons’ estate in Charleston, where the warmer weather will do her good.
What does Lady Seymour give Isabel before she runs away?
Lady Seymour calls her Isabel, and invites her into the house. She gives her cookies and milk, while Isabel tells her of the arrest. Lady Seymour tells Isabelle she must tell Madame not to flee, as that will make them look guilty. She gives Isabelle two notes, one for the lawyer and one for Ann Lockton.
What does the bookkeeper give to Isabel in chains?
The bookstore owner gives her a copy of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense, saying that the book is so controversial that he should really burn his remaining copies rather than give them away. Still, the message is essential for anyone who desires liberty, which most definitely describes Isabel.
What happened in chapter 42 of chains?
By Laurie Halse Anderson Isabel thinks of how Lady Seymour is a prisoner in her own body, just as she is enslaved to the Locktons and Curzon is locked in the British prison. Meanwhile, plans for the ball are in full swing, from Madam’s gown and makeup to preparation for dancing, fireworks, and an enormous banquet.
What happened in chapter 34 of chains?
Madam Lockton decides to throw a party to celebrate the British victory. She buys turtles for turtle soup and hires a chef to cook. She picks out the prettiest of the soldiers’ wives to wait on the guests, and she assigns the rest of the women to help the chef…
What happened in chapter 45 of chains?
Isabel pushes the wheelbarrow, with Curzon inside, for several blocks. When she nears the wharf, she finds sentries keeping watch. The wheelbarrow is loud on the cobblestones, so she is afraid that she will be caught if she tries to roll Curzon past.
What happened in Chapter 41 in chains?
Soon after Master Lockton leaves for London, Isabel learns that the British are planning to throw a ball in honor of Queen Charlotte’s birthday. This confuses Isabel because she cannot imagine someone sailing across an ocean just for a party.
What is different about Ruth that has Isabel concerned?
What is different about Ruth that has Isabel concerned? She is simple-minded. She is partially deaf. She is easily angered.