My Time Among the Whites - "Ease of Exit" and "Imagine Me Here, or How I Became a Professor" Summary & Analysis

Jennine Capó Crucet
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Part III, "Resistance in Action," begins with an essay titled "Ease of Exit." This essay begins with the surprise birthday party that Crucet’s parents threw for her when she graduated from college. She then reflects on the importance that houses have played in her life. First, the house that she and her husband bought became a symbol of her failed marriage. She then moved to Lincoln “singing the praises of renting forever” (140). Then, a financial advisor named Carol intervenes and eventually helps Crucet properly manage her money. She becomes close to her financial advisor and learns a lot from this kind woman in her fifties.

Eventually, Carol convinces Crucet to purchase a house and stop seeing houses as restricted to families. She encourages Crucet to take herself seriously as an adult...

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