The Blues I'm Playing - Section 3 Summary & Analysis

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Section 3 Summary

Mrs. Ellsworth had asked Ormond Hunter to inquire through his maid (who attended Oceola's church) about any private details about Oceola's relationship with her boarder. Thus, she discovered that Oceola had been supporting Pete Williams while he saved up to attend medical school. She decided that Oceola was being taken advantage of and she became determined to get the girl out of Harlem. The following day, the benefactor offered to drive Oceola home because she herself had never been to Harlem. When they arrived, Mrs. Ellsworth invited herself in and insisted on investigating the apartment, which she found to be small, cluttered, and dark. Oceola did not share Mrs. Ellsworth's enthusiasm about moving into the village. She insisted on remaining in Harlem, upholding a promise to Pete Williams that he could stay on until fall when he would be attending a black medical...

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