The Patron Saint of Liars - Part 2, Rose: Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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Part 2, Rose: Chapter 5 Summary

Several months have passed and Rose's belly begins to expand, causing her to feel uncomfortable in her own body. Angie is also approaching her due date and has begun crocheting clothing for her baby. Angie pushes Rose to think about her baby, to pick a name, but Rose is determined not to become attached. At the same time, Rose has essentially taken over the kitchen. Sister Evangeline does not seem to mind. In fact, the sister seems to enjoy Rose's constant companionship. Son has begun taking his dinner in the kitchen at night while Rose does the dishes. Rose pushes him to eat with the rest of the girls, but he refuses and Sister Evangeline hints that he does it to be with Rose.

All the girls at St. Elizabeth's are expected to attend church services. This includes mass said by a local...

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