How do you write a summary of Chapter 12 in Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie?
To summarize any chapter, we want to pick out the important details. In Chapter 12 of Kate DiCamillo's Because of Winn-Dixie, one thing that's important is we get to learn more about the character Otis, and what we learn helps lead to a minor conflict in the story that is resolved later.
Otis, who works behind the counter at Gertrude's Pets, is an extremely shy character, so shy that he doesn't make much eye contact but rather stares down at something, like the counter or his boots. In Chapter 12, one thing we learn about shy Otis is that he has a magical gift of being able to play music on his guitar so beautifully that it can put animals in trances. We also learn that, while being a very
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