Coming of Age in Mississippi - Study Guide Part 3: Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

Anne Moody
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A young girl named Lenora moves into the house after being kicked off the plantation where her family lives. She, like Anne, became enraged following the killing of the young girls in Birmingham and the plantation owner asked her to leave. When Lenora discovers the cake and ice cream still in the freezer from Anne's birthday, Anne suggests they throw a party in an attempt to rally the local teenagers. The party is a success and seems to bolster Anne's spirits as well.

A few days later, Anne is ready to distribute the clothes to local families. Anne is at first disgusted to see the mass of people standing outside waiting for a free handout. When they open the doors, people flood in grabbing whatever they can find. At the end of the day there are barely any pieces of cloth left. Anne...

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