Floating in My Mother's Palm - Chapters 6-10 Summary & Analysis

Ursula Hegi
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Chapters 6-10 Summary

My Father's Reckless Act: Hanna learns from Trudi Montag that her father was engaged to another woman before he met her mother. Trudi says that Hanna's father was engaged to an older woman, one closer in age to him, who taught school in a nearby town. Hanna's father met Hanna's mother one afternoon when she came to have her tooth worked on. It is said that Hanna's father saw one of her mother's paintings that afternoon and fell in love. Trudi calls Hanna's father's actions that day reckless. That night Hanna thinks about what Trudi said and thinks of all the times her father has reminded her mother not to be reckless. She believes that her mother and father balance one another.

The Order of Punishment: Hanna befriends a man who moves into the apartment on the third floor of their...

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