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Esperanza Rising Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 7 Summary

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Chapter 7 Summary

The group eats together after their first long day of work, and then Alfonso and Miguel announce a surprise. They take everyone outside behind the cabin where they have planted a few tiny rose bushes near a plastic statue of Our Lady of the Guadalupe. The rest of the family is astonished to learn that these are cuttings from Papa's roses. And, the roses for Esperanza and Miguel are there, all having survived the fire.

The first Saturday evening brings excitement for everyone, as it is the day of the jamaica or camp party. The women are especially excited and prepare to bathe and put on their finest clothes. Baths are very different here as all the women bathe together. Esperanza is happy to finally get a chance to get clean all over, and she begins by waiting with her arms outstretched for Hortencia to undress and...

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