Study Guide

The Poisonwood Bible Book 4, Chapter 11

By Barbara Kingsolver

Book 4, Chapter 11


  • The girls know they need to go in and tell Mother what happened, but they don't move for a good long minute. "We thought we could freeze time for just one more minute. […] That if none of us confessed it, we could hold back the curse that was going to be our history" (4.11.6).