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Pigs in Heaven Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 24 Summary

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Chapter 24 Summary

Taylor is desperate. She can't meet her monthly obligations on her Penney's pay and she calls Jax, who begs her to come home. He will send her plane tickets if she will just use them. He does not believe that Annawake will have Turtle taken away from her. Taylor is discouraged and struggling, but she is determined to make it on her own.

Chapter 24 Analysis

So we know that Turtle and Jax are still talking to and trying to support each other. Taylor is expressing the old-fashioned Horatio Alger approach so important to white Americans-making a go of it on one's own. By having her fail at this, Kingsolver is bringing the validity of that value into question, yet another sub-theme. This writer is piling a lot of her convictions into this one story.

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