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Brown Girl Dreaming - Part 5 Summary & Analysis

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After Greenville #2 – Grandma Georgiana sells her house and moves to New York to live with Mary Ann and the grandchildren. Jackie learns to jump double Dutch rope, and Grandma watches her, both of their worlds being changed forever.

Mimosa Tree – Grandma Georgiana plants a mimosa tree in the yard, grown from seeds brought with her from South Carolina. When it snows, the sun reflects off the snow and lights up the house. It is then that Jackie can feel the promise of the tree joining them from back home.

Bubble-Gum Cigarettes – Maria and Jackie buy bubble-gum cigarettes. The girls pretend to smoke them. Dell explains that smoking is why Grandpa Gunnar died. After that, Maria and Jackie only chew the bubble gum.

What’s Left Behind – Grandma Georgiana tells Jackie that she has her grandfather’s easy way, that they were like two peas...

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