Mama's Bank Account - Chapters 14 and 15 Summary & Analysis

Kathryn Forbes
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Chapters 14 and 15 Summary

Chapter 14: Christine, having graduated from Winford, gets a job at the overall factory without much fanfare. While it is common for girls like Christine not to go on to further education, Mama is very disappointed with her decision and pleads with her to attend high school. Stubborn, Christine doesn't listen.

When Christine gets her first paycheck, she puts the money in front of Mama on the kitchen table and gives it to her. However, Mama does not accept, as a form of protest for Christine not going further in education. Both being too stubborn, the money remains at the center of the table, added to every week by Christine, as a sort of symbol of the rift in the family.

Some time later, the family urges Mama to get the fur coat she always puts off getting, and Mama reluctantly heads out to buy it...

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