In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women - Everyday Use Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 28 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women.
This section contains 710 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women Study Guide

Everyday Use Summary

The narrator, an older woman who has worked hard all her life, is sitting in the yard waiting for her daughter, Dee, to return home after a long absence. As she waits, the mother thinks of dreams she has had of seeing her daughter again on a television show and being impressed with her daughter's quick wit and charm. The mother waits with her other daughter, Maggie, who has severe scars from a house fire that took place years ago. The fire destroyed their house, a house Dee had always disliked and been ashamed of. They do not live in a nicer house now. In fact, their house is just as small and shabby as the one before. Dee was always a dark child, opinionated, causing her to have few friends. Once Dee was in love with a boy who quickly...

(read more from the Everyday Use Summary)

This section contains 710 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
In Love & Trouble; Stories of Black Women from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook