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Cross Creek Chapter Summary & Analysis - Cross Creek and For This is an Enchanted Land Summary

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Cross Creek and For This is an Enchanted Land Summary

"Cross Creek: Cross Creek" is a lake region in the Florida countryside. Five white families and two "colored" families live in the area. Citrus groves, birds, flowering trees, pine forests and hamaca, as well as its beauty and remoteness make the region unique. Rawlings is known in the neighborhood as "Little Miss." Black Aunt Martha Mickens seems to be the stabilizing force in the neighborhood. The place offers peace and solace in its steady, natural presence.

"For This is an Enchanted Land": Only by leaving the road can one see the enchanted orange groves, which are like mystical fairy tale places that feel like home. There is a deliberate simplicity, or "shabby" quality about the area which the community prefers. Having inherited her home and farm, Rawlings has improved it enough...

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