Why does Lina decide to show Doon the paper she found in Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember? How do the people of Ember react to the power outage?

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In chapter 7 of Jeanne DuPrau's The City of Ember , after Lina salvages what is left of the important-looking piece of paper her baby sister Poppy has chewed up, Lina shows a couple of different people. First, she shows Captain Fleery, her messenger captain, who is uninterested; then she shows her friend Lizzie, who is equally uninterested. Since she knows her grandmother had been looking for something lost that had been stored when Lina's great-great-grandfather was mayor, Lina decides it may be important enough to share with the current mayor, but he never replies to her message. In the...

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