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In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women Summary
Alice Walker

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In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women Summary

Characters

Roselilyappears in Roselily

Roselily is a woman who has had four children, one of whom she gave to the father because he was more educated than she and able to provide for the child better than she believed she could. Roselily struggles to care for her remaining three children working in a clothing factory. Roselily dislikes the work and worries that she is not providing well enough for her children. Therefore, when a man comes along and offers to marry her, Roselily jumps at the chance.

As Roselily marries her fiancé, she thinks about all the respectability he can offer her. Roselily does not love her fiancé and she does not understand his religion, but when he told her she would not have to work anymore, she was more than happy to commit herself to him. Now Roselily thinks about the life they will have together and the...

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