Betsey Brown - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 Summary

Betsey thinks of white folks as gnats on her all the time, making her miss her friends, miss Eugene, miss all the things she used to do, what with having to bus all over and study twice as hard just to make sure she doesn't look dumb in front of the white kids. She wishes she could conjure up some way to get back at the white folks, and wonders if by wishing for this without wanting the Lord's help she is making a deal with Satan, and then decides she doesn't much care one way or the. She finally decides to make a large hopscotch board with squares such as "For Colored Only" and "No Whites" in colorful chalk for the entire neighborhood to see. The neighborhood is outraged. Everyone is angry and astonished and no one takes responsibility. Betsey volunteers to...

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