Francie - Jesse Summary & Analysis

Karen English
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Jesse Summary

Mam has to work unexpectedly for the Montgomerys, and Francie is doing work for Auntie with strict orders not to let Prez from her sight. A storm is coming and Francie realizes she has not seen her dog, Juniper, for days.

Jesse appears, bedraggled, dirty, hungry and thirsty. Francie gives him cornbread and her father's old shoes. He explains that he went to Bellamy to get his due wages. Bellamy fired him and when he refused to pay him what he was owed, Jesse decided to take a chicken. Bellamy fell running after Jesse and said Jesse assaulted him, but Jesse had not touched him.

The Sheriff drives up to the house and Jesse hides. Prez tells the Sheriff he and Perry were looking for kindling for Auntie yesterday, and ended up playing by the creek. While the Sheriff is getting a drink...

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