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Quicksand and Passing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Passing, Part Two, Chapter One Summary

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Passing, Part Two, Chapter One Summary

Now, two years later, Irene receives another letter from Clare, asking to see her, saying she misses her own people. After what she went through in Chicago, Irene does not want to see this person who "wants her cake, as well as that of others." She does not believe Clare has any interest in or affection for the negro race, and Irene wonders why she did not speak her truth to John Bellew. She is still very suspicious of Clare and her motives. Brian finds Irene cursing and running late, with Irene telling him she will not see Clare, remembering Clare's husband calling her a "nigger." For some reason, Brian tries to talk her out of her anger toward Clare and tells her black people always come back to their race. But he finally agrees that the whole thing...

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