Pigs in Heaven - Chapter 19 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 19 Summary

The town is Heaven, Oklahoma and Alice connects with Sugar by telephone from a motel where she, Taylor, Turtle and Barbie are staying. Sugar and Alice talk about their lives since they last wrote to each other. Sugar and her sister-in-law, Letty, are preparing for the hog fry for Cash. Letty is reputed to be the nosiest person in the community, Sugar tells Alice.

Chapter 19 Analysis

There are several instances in this story where Kingsolver uses foreshadowing to set up something that will occur later and this is one of those instances. Letty's nosiness will play an important role in the further development of the plot. It will be responsible for bringing Cash and little Turtle together eventually and for bringing a successful climax to the plot.

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