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Brown Girl Dreaming - Part 2 Summary & Analysis

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Our Names – Jacqueline’s grandparents are thrilled to have their grandchildren around. Jacqueline comes to be called Jackie.

Ohio Behind Us – Jackie and her siblings wonder how long they will be in South Carolina. Eventually, their mother tells them to stop asking. Mary Anne’s sister, Caroline, who is called “Kay”, now lives in New York City. Mary Ann’s baby brother, Robert, is saving up enough money to follow suit. It saddens Jackie because home seems less like home anymore with everyone moving away.

The Garden – Jackie’s mother’s father has missed slavery by a single generation. His grandfather, however, had been a slave. He has passed on the love and value of hard work to his family. Jackie’s grandfather works the earth near Nicholtown with his hands, growing sweet peas, collards, green peppers, cucumbers lettuce, melon, and other things. They...

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