Pigs in Heaven - Chapter 28 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 28 Summary

Turtle is having stomachaches and is being taunted at school because of her clothes. She complains that Taylor is mad all the time. The desperate mother calls Alice, who tries to persuade her to come on to Heaven and get the confrontation over with. Taylor feels that she doesn't have any chips and will lose if she comes.

She takes Turtle to a free clinic to find out why her stomach is hurting and finds out that due to her Native American heritage, she is lactose-intolerant. All the milk Taylor has been forcing her to drink has been making her sick. Then she remembers that Annawake had said to her, "I bet she hates milk." She decides that they need to go back to Oklahoma and deal with Turtle's status.

Chapter 28 Analysis

Again, Kingsolver has inserted a minor foreshadowing incident in her story. The factor in Turtle's...

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