Love Medicine - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

In the second chapter, the story shifts back in time to 1934. Grandma is only fourteen years old. There is no Kashpaw to her name yet. At this age, she is called by her maiden name. Marie Lazarre is willful and headstrong, just bursting at the seams to make a name for herself off of the reservation. When she was a child, Sunday Mass was the only event that drew her family into town. The dilapidated Sacred Heart Convent on the hill always held mystique for her. Now, as she is beginning to define herself, Marie tries to find her identity in religion. Despite her self-described "mail-order Catholic soul," Marie is determined to prove her worthiness through prayer. She marches up the hill to the church and sets out to become the only saint born of Indian blood.

Immediately after Marie arrives and begins...

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