Character insight on Mrs.Ross

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In Book 3, we learn more about Mrs. Ross as Findley tells the reader more about how her character came to be.

It is already known that the loss of her brother, Monty Miles, had a huge impact on Mrs. Ross. This event made her set up walls against her dear ones, keeping them at bay so that she wouldn't be devastated when their eventual loss came to be. The previous books have portrayed her as a person detached from her emotions. One wonders why Mr. Ross still loves her, even though she has alcoholic, depressive tendencies.

The section of the book that talks about Ross' and their relationships with each other, starts with "Mrs. Ross began to seek out storms.  Whenever there was a torrent of nature, she had the urge to be in the midst of it, as it somehow soothed and calmed

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