Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe - Pages 254 - 299 Summary & Analysis

Fannie Flagg
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Idgie visits Eva Bates across the river and announces that Ruth has moved in with Cleo and Ninny. She says it’s because she lied to her – Idgie told Ruth she was going to visit her sister but really went camping alone in the woods: “I was beginning to feel kinda trapped, like I needed to get out for awhile. So I lied. What’s the big deal?” (Page 258). Eva points out a sad looking woman who’ll go home with anyone who buys her a drink and says, ‘Now there’s a woman who’s got her freedom.” After contemplating Eva’s comparison, Idgie rushes home to rethink her relationship with Ruth. They make up soon after. Meanwhile, Stump leads his high school football team to local victory despite his handicap.

One afternoon, Idgie pulls Stump aside to chastise him for turning down Peggy...

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