¨Do you mean her to be put in jail?¨(63) ¨Most certinley,¨ May replied, ¨if her prosecutors . . . let such of mine an outrage be commited¨.(63)
Signpost: Numbers and stats
¨But when the jurors returned for the third time, there was still no decision¨(78).
¨Slowly the hours ticked by¨(78).
This was quoted because the are trying to get Prudence Crandall in jail for teaching black girls so this is why it is quoted.
Word Gap: Verdict
The author used these numbers and stats because the jurors still have not made a decision after three meetings that there is definitely some disagreement between theme.
Summary: 5-7 word gist
Prudence went to court for teaching blacks.
The jurors have a growth mindset because the keep trying to figure out if Prudence is guilty or not but they cant some are thoughtfully considering it but others are dead set. If they would have said she was guilty with out any effort then she would go to jail for no valid reason.
Book Club Questions
What will Prudence do to get out of jail?
Definition : A decision on a disputed issue or civil or criminal case. Technical Term? No