Jazmin's Notebook - Study Guide Chapter 12: Laughing in the Dark Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12: Laughing in the Dark Summary

It is almost Thanksgiving and CeCe plans a big feast. It's good to splurge once in a while. Jazmin and CeCe have tough times making it on their own. One time the register freezes over in the winter because they haven't paid their gas bill. Another time, someone steals the welfare check for which they had been waiting from the mail box. In some of these times, rather than cry out of frustration they would laugh. Jazmin's mom doesn't laugh often. She gets upset over the simplest things like burnt toast or an over-salted meal. A long time ago, her mother used to laugh but she has forgotten how and has wound up broken and defeated.

Chapter 12: Laughing in the Dark Analysis

CeCe and Jazmin have learned to laugh in the face of disaster unlike their mother who has...

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