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The Beet Queen Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Chapter 10, 1960 Summary

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Part 3, Chapter 10, 1960 Summary

Mary Adare. There are three hard winters after Dot's birth that cause the starving wildlife to come out of the woods and invade Mary's stock pens. Mary has kept her distance from Celestine's baby for the first five years of her life, partly because of her name and partly because she has a sense that Dot was not comfortable as a baby. Mary sees more of herself in the child the older she becomes, and she does all she can to encourage it. When Celestine enrolls Dot in the first grade she is bigger and more spoiled than the other children, using force to get the kids to do as she pleases. Once, during this first year of school, Dot comes home and tells Mary that the teacher made her sit in a red box at the back of the classroom for being bad. Celestine...

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