School Days = Chemin-d'ecole - Longing, pages 42-51 Summary & Analysis

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Longing, pages 42-51 Summary

The children file outside into the yard for recess. There, some of the other children immediately begin to pick on Big Bellybutton because he only knows his Creole name. He runs around, trying to get away from them, and eventually finds safety by standing near the teachers. The little boy sees his mama at the fence, but she has only come to give him a pain au chocolat as a treat, not to take him home.

When the bell rings again, the children line up and go inside. Back in the classroom, the Teacher begins to talk at them again. The little boy quickly realizes that the Teacher is speaking French, and that he is speaking it in a way that the little boy finds hard to understand, because it is so disconnected from the Creole he is used...

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