The Mothers - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Brit Bennett
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The Mothers talk about their youth and how the men differed then when courting women. They warn the dangers of an "ain't-shit" man, one who would drag a woman down with him. After abandoning Nadia, Luke had a hard time concentrating at work, breaking many dishes and being threatened by his boss as a result. Anytime he tried to concentrate, memories of Nadia flooded him. When he confided in his friend CJ, his friend told him he was lucky but Luke felt otherwise, harboring a secret desire to have kept the child. Despite not wanting to abandon her, he felt he had no choice and he felt shocked when he saw Nadia not bearing the signs of her "unpregnancy," a word he learned in relation to the church's opposition to abortion. Nadia began to spend more time with Aubrey, sleeping in her bed, prompting...

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