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The Tree of Red Stars Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5 Summary

Tessa Bridal
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Chapter 5 Summary

Senora Francisca, senor Ruben, and their two daughters Margot and Raquel live across the street from Cora's family. Senor Ruben wears a suit to work and seems to be a respectable man who tips his hat to the ladies and says hello to the men on the street. Their daughters wear expensive clothing and are not allowed to wear makeup in public. Senor Ruben makes sure of this by beating his daughters with a belt if ever he sees them in makeup. Senora Francesca is not accepted by the women in the community because she thinks she is better than the others.

One rainy night Magdada spots Emilia's mother, Lilita, sneaking over to senora Francesca's home. Magda runs to get Emilia so they can spy on the women. The girls are surprised to see that there wasn't any furniture in senora Francisca's home except for a...

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