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The Last of the Menu Girls Chapter Summary & Analysis - Willow Game Summary

Denise Chavez
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Willow Game Summary

Rocio and other children on the block have divided their street into "up" and "down" by the marking-off tree that stands in a vacant lot. "Down" is the location of Rocio's home and familiar neighbors. "Up" is in the direction of town and houses of families with which Rocio is not too familiar. There is an apricot tree, in another vacant lot, which marks the beginning of the "up" section and is a favorite of all the neighborhood children. The third tree, a willow, is in the "down" part, a tree with the most character and that provides the backdrop for childhood gatherings and family photos.

As the children grow, the trees remain; Rocio's cousin moves away; two other boys grow up and become wealthy; and the Athertons continue to live next door. This family is a bit intimidating to Rocio and her sister, Mercy...

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