Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Chapters 1 and 2

Summary The Bucket family—the hero of the story, Charlie Bucket; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bucket; and his four grandparents, Grandpa Joe, Grandma Josephine, Grandpa George, and Grandma Georgina—is a loving but poor family. They live in a small house with only one bed, which the four grandparents share. Charlie and his parents sleep on …

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Chapters 3 and 4

Summary Grandpa Joe tells Charlie the story of Mr. Wonka and the Indian Prince Pondicherry. Prince Pondicherry asks Mr. Wonka to build him a palace entirely out of chocolate. Mr.Wonka complies, building a palace with chocolate furniture, chocolate walls, and even hot chocolate running from the taps. When he finally finishes the palace, he cautions …

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Chapters 7 and 8

Summary The four grandparents hail Charlie with birthday greetings as he enters their room the next morning. He carries his birthday present, a Wonka whipple-scrumptious fudgemallow delight bar. Everyone leans in as Charlie caresses the packaging. Mrs. Bucket reminds Charlie not to be too disappointed if the golden ticket is not inside: he cannot expect …

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Chapters 11 and 12

Summary Charlie enters the store and asks for a Wonka whipple-scrumptious fudgemallow delight bar—the same bar he had eaten on his birthday. The storekeeper places it on the counter and Charlie scarfs it down, savoring the joy of filling his mouth with the sweet chocolaty bites. While putting Charlie’s change on the counter, the storekeeper …

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