Cane - Chapter 19 "Avey" Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 "Avey" Summary

"Avey" begins with a schoolboy talking, in the first person, about the first time he decides he loves a girl named Avey. He and a group of friends are sitting outside an apartment house at night, waiting for Avey to come outside. She is visiting with a man. While she is inside, the boys talk about how they want to beat up the man in the apartment.

Later, the boys discuss how Avey can get away with these visits to her boyfriend. One of the boys shares a rumor that Avey's mom knows what is going on. As a result, Avey is going to marry the man in the apartment. The boys argue about this briefly, but all agree that Avey will be forced to marry someone soon.

The narrator describes his various attempts to get Avey's attention. He...

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