And the Earth Did Not Devour Him - And the Earth Did Not Devour Him Summary & Analysis

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In the first section of the chapter titled “And the Earth Did Not Devour Him,” the Narrator expresses feelings of anger and hatred over his situation in life. He says that his aunt and uncle become ill with tuberculosis, which prompts these feelings for the first time. When his aunt and uncle are sent to a sanitarium, their children are sent to live with relatives. Then the Narrator’s mother sometimes cries and the Narrator is angry over her pain. He is angry because he wants to blame someone for the pain.

Then the Narrator’s father falls victim to a heat stroke while working in the fields. The Narrator explains the situation to his mother, saying that his father initially refuses to stop working though he is obviously sick. He is soon vomiting and eventually allows the...

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