The Dry Grass of August - Chapters 19-24 Summary & Analysis

Anna Jean Mayhew
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Chapters 19-24 Summary

Chapter 19:

Bill arrives. Neither Jubie nor Stell want to see him. He acts as if everything is fine. Stell acts like a wooden doll around her father. Bill does not seem to notice. Jubie also tries to avoid him. At one point Jubie ends up under one of the beds in her mother's cabin. After a short argument outside, Bill and Paula come inside and make love while Jubie is still under the bed. Jubie thinks that she will kill herself if she is discovered. Jubie barely manages to escape without getting caught.

Chapter 20:

Stell broaches the subject of the tent meeting. Surprisingly, neither Bill nor Paula objects. On the way, Mary, Stell and Jubie discuss Brown vs. The Board of Education. Jubie asks if that's why she sees signs that say: "No browns in our school." Mary says that it...

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