Lila - Section 2: pages 9-16 Summary & Analysis

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During the month that Doll and Lila stayed with the old woman, Doll carried Lila outside to help her with the weeding that earned their keep, and the old woman began calling the child Lila. When the old woman's son returned, there was not enough work for Doll so she and Lila moved on, falling in with Doane and Marcelle's crew.

Although the Reverend helps Lila spell Doane's name, he never asks about her past before she wandered into his church to escape the rain.

Mellie, Doane and Marcelle's daughter, knew everything, and she was the one who told Lila she is an orphan; yet, Lila did not have to answer Mellie's curiosity since Doll tended to her needs. There were many things that Doll and Lila did not discuss over the years, but they joined Doane's people working in the field...

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