The Sky Is Gray - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Ernest J. Gaines
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Chapter 11 Summary

James recognizes that he and his mother are walking back to the end of town where the colored people eat, but he's so cold he doesn't even care about eating. He just wants to be warm. If he keeps walking, he knows he'll get warm when he gets there. It's still sleeting, and James comments "the sky's gray." Since his mother isn't talking, he wonders if she's mad at him, but those thoughts make him think that he'll pick enough cotton this summer to get her a red coat. James wishes it could be summer all the time, but he knows they have to have winter no matter how much he hates it. He blows his nose without being told, and they keep on walking. They are the only two people on the street, and James hears his own teeth chattering as he...

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