Study Guide

The Poisonwood Bible Book 2, Chapter 8

By Barbara Kingsolver

Book 2, Chapter 8


  • Adah tells us about her love for the almost-anagrammatical poet William Carlos Williams, especially that red wheelbarrow.
  • Also, it seems the Congo is going to have a vote for leader. Men will put rocks into pots, and the person with the most rocks wins! This is all part of the Congo's march toward Independence.