The Corn Grows Ripe - 14. The Rains Come Summary & Analysis

Dorothy Rhoads
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14. The Rains Come Summary

In The Rains Come, the next day the sun and the heat continue. On the second day there is more sun and heat. The situation seems hopeless. On the third day, Tigre starts to see clouds coming from the east. Tigre shouts that he sees clouds. His family and the villagers hear him. They come out of their houses. They look up into the sky. The clouds spread and fill the sky. The villagers laugh and cry. Children shout about Chac, who saves them. The sound of thunder is heard in the distance. Rain is definitely on its way. Lightning flashes. Wind bends trees and knocks over plants and leaves.

The rain falls hard like an avalanche. The villagers are happy and excited. They believe Kunku Chac, the leader of the rain gods, answer their prayers. Mothers kiss their...

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