Annie John - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

Annie is leaving Antigua to go to England, where she will study to be a nurse. She doesn't particularly wants to go to England or be a nurse, but she would do almost anything at this point to change her life. She begins her last morning in her room thinking of all the "lasts" that she won't miss. She won't miss her lumpy mattress or the sound of her mother fixing breakfast. She definitely won't miss the sound of her mother gargling every morning.

Everywhere Annie looked in her room, she saw something her parents had made for her. Her father had made her bed and all the other furniture and her mother had made her sheets and curtains, even the nightgown she slept in. She thought that that must mean that they made her completely. As she lay there looking at all...

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