Betsey Brown - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

The next morning, everyone seems unusually happy, with Greer doing a wild conga rhythm and dancing with his wife before work. He keeps drumming long after the children are up and in attendance, and the children are confused, as they know they need every spare minute now to get ready in time to catch their various buses. Instead of the expected morning quiz, Greer makes an announcement: The following Saturday he expects his family to join a demonstration at the Chase Hotel.

Jane explodes. She declares that he can do whatever he wants but that how could he possibly imagine that she would let any one of her children be confronted by wild dogs, hoses, redneck cops and peckerwoods throwing bottles, eggs, and tomatoes? He answers that it is their struggle, but Jane asks if he would rather have a wife and family...

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