Homesick - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Guy Vanderhaeghe
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Chapter 7 Summary and Analysis

With great excitement, Jean explored the family farm, including the grape arbor, the water pump (though the farm had since installed running water), the vegetable garden, the rhubarb plot, and the dahlia beds. Jean also explored Grandpa's greenhouse and the chicken house. She met the rooster, named Josh, and then wondered why the chickens didn't have names. Aunt Margaret told Jean they didn't name the chickens because they didn't want to get too attached to them, seeing as they would be killed and eaten. Jean didn't put two and two together about actually eating the chickens, and she felt stupid.

Aunt Margaret gave Jean an old pair of roller skates from the attic, and Jean decided she would be zooming around in no time. Next up was the big "Welcome Back" feast, and many aunts and cousins from Mother's side of...

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