The Flowers - The Flowers Summary & Analysis

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The Flowers Summary

This story is about Myop, a ten-year-old black girl. It's a beautiful day and Myop is happy and full of youthful energy and innocence. Myop is skipping along, singing a song, and tapping out a beat with the stick in her hand. She is skipping by her family's henhouse, pigpen, and smokehouse. She turns away from her family's sharecropper cabin and walks along the fence, then comes to the stream where her family retrieves their drinking water. She watches the water and looks at the wild flowers. Myop then begins to explore the woods, which she has done on numerous occasions. In late autumn, Myop and her mother would often go to the woods and gather nuts together.

On this day Myop goes a new way into the woods. She discovers a batch of strange and beautiful blue flowers and brown buds from a sweetsuds...

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