Make Your Home Among Strangers: A Novel - Chapter 5 - 6 Summary & Analysis

Jennine Capó Crucet
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Chapter 5. There is a rally for Ariel Hernandez the next morning, so Lizet spends the time with her nephew, Dante, and Leidy while her mother attends the rally. Lizet reflects on the circumstances that led them to this point. Leidy had intentionally stopped taking her birth control pills in order to get her boyfriend to marry her. It hadn't worked, however, and Roly had broken up with her instead. He now has little to do with either her or Dante. In the midst of Leidy's pregnancy, Lizet had applied to out of state schools without telling her parents. When she was accepted to Rawlings College and finally confessed, her impending departure was seen as a betrayal, and led to her parents' separation.

Chapter 6. Outside the apartment, the heat in Florida reminds Lizet of earlier in the month when she had first seen snow...

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