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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto Summary
Abraham Cahan

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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto Summary

Characters

Jakeappears in Yekl

Jake's original name is Yekl, but he changes it when he moves to America. He first lives in Boston before relocating to New York City. When Fanny asks Jake if he is going to Joe's dance class tonight, Jake snaps at her. Jake meets Fanny on the street after work and reaffirms that he is not going to Joe's dance school. Jake plans to tell Joe that he will not sell any ball tickets tonight and scurries down Suffolk Street to Joe's where everyone greets Jake. Later, as Jake dances with Mamie, Miss Jacobs and Fanny argue about who is jealous. Jakes asks Fanny to dance when he sees her sitting sadly by herself. They argue because Fanny is jealous of Mamie, but Fanny dances with Jake. Fanny sits beside Mamie, and Jake joins the two rivals. Jake buys sodas for both ladies and leaves...

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