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Cane River Chapter Summary & Analysis - Suzette, Chapters 6 through 10 Summary

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Suzette, Chapters 6 through 10 Summary

In chapter six, Louis has died and Francoise virtually hides from the duties of running the plantation. Francoise worries that Oreline, now twenty-five, will never marry, and finally arranges a marriage between Oreline and a farmer named Joseph Ferrier. One day Francoise is told by the overseer that the band won't extend their credit for another season and that there has to be an immediate influx of cash. He recommends selling off several slaves and Francoise agrees. Palmire's children, ages five, three and two, are sold. Oreline seems upset by the decision but Francoise notes that it will mean she'll never again have to see the children who resemble Louis.

In chapter seven, ten years pass and Suzette continues to be on hand to answer any requests by the whites she serves. She watches as Francoise ages and begins to ail. While Suzette...

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