Annie John - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 70 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Annie John.
This section contains 1,475 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Annie John Study Guide

Chapter 2 Summary

During the summers, the girl stayed in bed long after her father left for work. She could hear her parents talking as her father shaved, dressed, and ate his breakfast. He would quickly take a bath in cold water because he believed that it would strengthen his back. The girl bathes in warm water, and sometimes she and her mother bathe together. Sometimes they were just plain baths and sometimes it would be a special bath with flowers, tree bark, and oils added to the warm water.

The girl and her mother started taking these special baths after her mother consulted the obeah woman, who confirmed that odd things were going on in their house. If the girl had a scratch that did not heal right away, her mother dropped a precious bowl, or a friendly dog suddenly started to bite, these were...

(read more from the Chapter 2 Summary)

This section contains 1,475 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Annie John Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Annie John from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook