Me Talk Pretty One Day - Jesus Shaves Summary & Analysis

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Jesus Shaves Summary and Analysis

During Sedaris's second month in French class, he is learning the use of the word "one" as a personal pronoun. Using a list of holidays from the book, the class takes turn stating what one is doing on said holiday. A woman from Morocco, evidently the class showoff who has spoken fluent French since childhood and who is taking the class merely to brush up her spelling, asks what an Easter is. Being from a Muslim country this may be understandable, but is still somewhat shocking to Sedaris. How could anyone not know what Easter is?

The classroom explodes with broken explanations of Easter, such as "He calls his self Jesus and then he die one day on two . . . morsels of . . . lumber." Sedaris makes his own attempt at explaining, inserting yet another complication, the presence of the Easter bunny...

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