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Lock and Key Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter three Summary

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Chapter three Summary

In chapter three, Ruby is welcomed into her first class, literature. She is in time for a project assignment. She's supposed to come up with what "family" means to her. There's a black girl next to her named Olivia who is assigned the same project only with the word "money." Olivia says it's fitting that the person who has the least experience with money would get that assignment. Olivia and Ruby talk for a couple of minutes and discover they both attended Jackson High School prior to moving to Perkins Day.

Between classes, Ruby encounters Nate Cross. She notes that he's even more of the all-America jock type in the daylight than he had been in the dark. After class, Ruby goes to a local convenience store and calls Marshall. Marshall and Ruby have a loose relationship. Though Ruby objects to anyone saying Marshall is...

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