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English Summary Indian Camp.

  • Submitted by: hippi73
  • on February 27, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 341 words

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Summarizing a simple text, simple plot

  1. Fill in the following table:
Name/Author & Text:Indian camp by Ernest Hemmingway |
Notes about who you meet in the text:Nick, his father, his uncle George, an Indian lady, and the Indian lady’s husband |
Notes about when things take place:The story start in the middle of the night and ends at dawn. |
Notes about where things take place:It starts in a boat sailing up a river, then continues in a shanty in an Indian Camp, and then back to the river again |
Notes about what happens:Nick and his father and uncle George are going to an Indian camp to visit a lady who is in labor. When Nick’s father finishes a caesarian operation on the lady they discover the husband has committed suicide. |

  2. Now write the summary on the basis of your notes (150 words):
Nick, his father and his uncle George, are being transported down the river by two Indian men, Nick is lying in the stern with his father’s arms wrapped around him. When they arrive at the beach, the two men leads them to an Indian camp, they enter the first shanty and inside the shanty, a woman is laying in a bunker and a man in the upper bunker. Nick‘s father tells Nick that this woman is in labor and is going to give birth, the woman is screaming unbelievably loud, but unfortunately he don't have any anesthetic with. Nick’s father has to perform an emergency Caesarian Operation with a jackknife, he gets a basin with hot water to sterilize his hands and the jackknife. After the operation he puts the placenta in the basin with hot water, he also has to stich up the incision whit nine-foot tapered gut leaders. Nick’s father is feeling elated and proud, afterwards he discovers that the husband has committed suicide.   At the trip home Nick is sitting in the stern thinking to himself that at this moment he was sure he could not die.

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