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

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Deuteronomy Summary

The chapter is filled with brief observations, such as the fact that time "is a great deadener." She says that the English were once very preoccupied with building "wooden boats" and invasions. Following that, the peasants "limped back to the land" and the noblemen engaged in battles. While Jean says that there is naturally more to the history of England than this, it's natural for a person to "make of it what we will." She says that life is like "a string full of knots" and the best a single person can do is to try not to make a bigger mess of it.

Jean talks of the fact that people try to separate stories that are not fact from history, but that it's difficult to decide what is true. Even then, people tend to change history to suit themselves. People burn photos, documents, and details of...

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