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Quicksand and Passing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Quicksand, Chapters Twenty-Two and Twenty-Three Summary

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Quicksand, Chapters Twenty-Two and Twenty-Three Summary

Helga marries Reverend Green and moves to Alabama with him. Religion has become real to her, as has her status of preacher's wife. She feels she has done the right thing and is feeling good about herself, accepting the poverty, and looking forward to helping people. She imagines bringing her knowledge of clothing and home improvement to the parishioners, but the hard-working women consider her uppity and meddlesome and ignore her advice. Flamboyant Clementine Richards, who wanted to marry Green, holds contempt for Helga.

Helga enjoys having a house and husband and feeling right with God. She is able to ignore Rev. Green's loud eating, dirty fingernails and bad grooming. "In some strange way she was ale to ignore the atmosphere of self-satisfaction which poured from him like gas from a leaking pipe." She is happy for now.

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