Belle Prater's Boy - Chapter Thirteen through Chapter Fifteen Summary & Analysis

Ruth White
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Chapter Thirteen through Chapter Fifteen Summary

In chapter thirteen, Grandpa Ball and Gypsy are fixing the porch stairs, talking, while Woodrow and Grandma are shopping. Gypsy asks why looks are so important to some, and Grandpa admits he doesn't know, but that it does seem to matter to some. Gypsy notes that her mother cares more about Gypsy's looks and hair that Gypsy herself, and her Grandpa informs her that it was Amos who extracted a promise from Love before he died that Love would never cut Gypsy's hair. Therefore, Love will never allow it to be cut. He goes on to explains that, when he was a teacher, he knew many pretty girls who were ugly inside, and unattractive ones who were gorgeous inside. When Gypsy asks, then, why anyone even notices Woodrow's eyes, since he is so wonderful inside...

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