Define "Normal" - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

Jazz asks Antonia how they will manage when their father is dead and their mom is not well. Antonia says that they have some money and they get by. She gives Antonia another bathing suit to put on, and they have more swimming lessons. Later in the afternoon, Jazz prepares for her piano lesson. She tells Antonia about her French instructor, who she romanticizes over. When she goes for her lesson, Antonia listens in and is dumbstruck by Jazz's talent. After the lesson is over, Antonia tells Jazz that she is impressed with her ability. Jazz tells Antonia that she is practicing for a competition and her mother is making her wear a formal gown that she does not like.

Chapter 16 Analysis

The reader can get a clear idea of how Antonia is feeling at the very beginning of the chapter. She is...

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