The Heart of a Woman - Chapters 16-20 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 16-20 Summary and Analysis

In chapter sixteen, the furniture was in danger of being repossessed, the rent was overdue, and Guy's school fees were in arrears. Angelou saw no choice but to get a job. Angelou did not want to relive the fiasco in New York.

Angelou called DuBois, who managed to arrange a meeting with the publisher of a new magazine. Angelou was hired immediately. The only obstacle was Vus, who would certainly be angry. Angelou was prepared. Vus was angry and also laughed at her for being so foolish as to think she could get a job. The relationship was strained.

The job proved to be challenging at first, particularly because Angelou was a woman. Soon, things began to smooth over.

In chapter seventeen, Angelou began to spend long hours at the Arab Observer, learning the nuances of the business as...

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