Forgot your password?  

The Poisonwood Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, The Things We Carried (43-54) Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 105 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Poisonwood Bible.
This section contains 1,118 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Poisonwood Bible Study Guide

Book 1, The Things We Carried (43-54) Summary

There are no new clothes for the girls on Easter Sunday. Rachel and her sisters head off to church in their old shoes and dresses. Rachel can't even primp for church because the only mirror in the house is her faux-ivory hand mirror that the whole family has to share. Mother set it out in the living room, propped up against the wall. Rachel thinks that she is the only sister who cares what she looks like.

Rachel is appalled by what the Congolese wear. Children wear the ragbags of Baptist charity or nothing. People don't color coordinate. The women never wear pants just a sarong on bottom and another on top. The men dress in all kinds of clothes. Sandals are made of car tires. Rachel thinks that the people have the attitude that if they...

(read more from the Book 1, The Things We Carried (43-54) Summary)

This section contains 1,118 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Poisonwood Bible Study Guide
Copyrights
The Poisonwood Bible from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook