Push - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Push finishes with the class book, which includes the students' life stories. Precious opens with two poems called "everi mornin" and "mornin". In "everi mornin" she compares herself to the fictional Mary who had a little lamb. Precious says AIDS and a baby followed her to school instead of a lamb. The second poem is about doing good things for her Abdul and then leaving him in another woman's arms when she goes to school. She also refers to the small pieces of grass she sees in local parks as "green diamonds," indicating that she does see some beauty in an otherwise dark world.

Rita writes about the beautiful house she lived in and remembers her mom, who was a medium and read a crystal ball. Her mother was beautiful, but was killed by her father who thought she was sleeping with her...

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