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Esperanza Rising Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

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Chapter 9 Summary

After a few weeks of care, the doctor returns to see Mama once more. He tells them she is not getting worse, then darkens the mood by saying that she is no better either. One day when her mother is very sick, she asks Esperanza to get her the crocheting Abuelita began the night of Papa's death. Esperanza gets it and it smells of the fire. It also contains some hair from Abuelita that has been woven into the beginnings of a blanket that Abuelita asked them to finish for her. This brings back memories of the fire to them both. They cry and Mama and makes Esperanza promise to take care of her. So Esperanza begins to work on the blanket, and she finds it is easier than it was when she first began it. Her fingers are more nimble, and she has more control of...

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