Coming of Age in Mississippi - Study Guide Part 2: Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Anne Moody
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Anne spends an entire month looking for a job in Baton Rouge without any luck. Frustrated with the lack of opportunity, Anne decides to head home. The day before she is to leave an old friend contacts her about a job working in a chicken factory. Anne becomes excited by the prospect of earning as much as seventy-five dollars a day and goes along for an interview.

Anne is disgusted by the work she does at the chicken factory. She is first put on an assembly line pulling the guts out of the chickens as they whiz past on hooks overhead. Before long, the foreman moves her but Anne has trouble keeping from getting sick at each station she is put at. That night Anne vows not to return to the chicken factory, but when morning comes, she is waiting outside for a...

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