The Marriage of Opposites - Chapters 7 – 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7 – It is now 1841. Rosalie and Enrique get married. Jacobo Camille Pisarro, called Camille, enjoys his family’s status as outcasts because it affords him greater freedoms from social conventions and boundaries. Between his parents he sees genuine love and affection, whereas between other kids’ parents he sees only duty and arrangement. Camille attends school with children of color because his own family is outcast. Though he believes in God, Camille is a disinterested Jew who admires Jesus for being an outcast. Camille is friends with Marianna King, and she becomes the subject of numerous drawings that Camille does in class. Everyone compliments his artwork. Camille goes on to draw other people and scenery. He steals paper and art supplies from his father’s store. He begins painting. He loves his homeland but desires to travel. Jestine makes note of how Rachel, now so...

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