Part 5 Summary and Analysis

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Victory Williams: Joe’s childhood friend. They were raised as brothers and both were excellent woodsmen

Rhoda and Frank Williams: Victory’s guardians. They treated Joe as if he were their own son

Hunter’s Hunter: A skilled outdoorsman who taught Joe and Victory the ways of the woods

Summary
Spring has come to the city. The narrator begins by making observations about the community waking up from the hibernation of the winter of 1926. In addition to all of the physical and psychological changes the spring will bring, the community looks for signs of change in Joe and Violet. Everyone is tired of waiting to see what revenge Violet will seek or if Joe...

(The entire section is 1919 words.)