The Member of the Wedding - Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary

F. Jasmine's last dinner with Bernice and John Henry begins at about 4 p.m. and lasts until twilight. They eat a bit, argue a bit, eat some more and talk some more. Bernice tries to reason with Frankie about her plans for the wedding, but F. Jasmine won't listen and insists on being called by her new name.

To change the subject, Bernice asks F. Jasmine to model the dress for the wedding. It is an orange spaghetti-strapped gown that, judging from Bernice's reaction, is way too big for F. Jasmine. However, after her initial surprise has passed, Bernice lovingly helps F. Jasmine adjust and alter the dress to fit better.

A few minutes after 5 p.m., F. Jasmine tries to describe to Bernice her experience of seeing the two boys out of the corner of her eye. She wants to...

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