The Street - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

This chapter is written from Min's point of view. The author shows that Min may behave timidly, but she is very aware of what is going on with Jones. She knows that Jones is interested in Lutie. Everything has changed since the day Lutie first came and paid her deposit. Jones now treats Min with contempt. He even kicked her in her bottom one day when she was removing beans from the oven. Min's instincts kept her from dropping the beans or from crying out, but she knows he did it, because he does not like the way Min looks compared to Lutie.

Min is also aware that Jones does not like Mrs. Hedges, but Min does like her. Min chooses to ask Mrs. Hedges for advice. Mrs. Hedges invites Min in and the two of them talk. Mrs. Hedges tells Min that...

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