Orange Is the New Black - Chapters 10-12 Summary & Analysis

Piper Kerman
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Chapter 10 begins with Piper recounting all she had learned so far in prison and the people she has learned from. Although Piper’s friends were shocked at her adjustments, Piper resolved that the key to surviving prison was to conform, but not so far that you are unable to function afterwards.

It then shifted to Natalie’s educational accomplishment. After years of studying, Natalie was finally able to pass the GED test. Mrs. Jones, an “OG” or original gangster inmate serving a long sentence, was working on an educational achievement of her own. She was enrolled in a college business class and came to Piper to ask for help. She soon learned that Mrs. Jones wanted someone to help her cheat, not tutor her. Against her better judgment, Piper agreed to complete Mrs. Jones’ assignment because this was better than allowing her to...

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