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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Chapter Summary & Analysis - Numbers Summary

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Jean begins to have dreams about marrying. She wakes to find that her husband is either blind, a pig, her mother, the man from the post office, or other alternatives—none of them good. A woman on Jean's street says that she married a pig, and that one can never tell until it's too late. Jean reads the story of Beauty and the Beast and wonders if the women who married "pigs" or were otherwise disappointed were expecting their own husbands to change to a handsome prince after marriage.

Jean's mother insists that they go to town. Jean complains that she needs a new mac but her mother says no. Then Jean hangs her sleeve on a meat hook, tearing her mac. Her mother tapes it together, but then they encounter Mrs. Clifton, who says that Jean needs a new mac. Her mother immediately pushes her...

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