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Objective: Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 The first two chapters of After the Rain explore the relationship between Rachel, a teenager struggling to assert her independence and her parents, Manny and Shirley. She compares them to the more affluent and impressive TV families like the Cosbys. Her own brothers are older and live far away. Her parents still refer to her as "Mouse," which bothers her greatly. Rachel's letter to Jeremy...
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