Francie - Waiting on Daddy and Summary & Analysis

Karen English
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Waiting on Daddy and Summary

Waiting on Daddy:

The family is bathed and shampooed, and Mama is baking a cake. Francie feels Jesse is in their woods and she wants to get some food and money to him.

Francie's mother uses a hot iron on her hair to straighten it. The next day Mama and Francie wait patiently; Mama occasionally hears noises outside and is disturbed. Francie goes to pick wildflowers and get the watermelon from the creek, when Perry calls out to Prez to join him fishing. The watermelon is missing and Francie sees signs of a camp fire. She tells Prez and Perry that she will take care of him until he can get to the Southern Pacific and go to California.

By early afternoon, Daddy has still not arrived and Mama has gone to see Auntie. When Francie returns...

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