True Believer Setting & Symbolism

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The Joyful Universal Church of Jesus

The Joyful Universal Church of Jesus is the church that Annie and Myrtle join to help keep themselves on the right path. The church preaches extremely conservative Christian ideals with rigid guidelines for member behaviors. As the novel progresses, it becomes clear that the organization is more of a cult than a religious institution.

Grammar Build Up

Grammar Build Up is the special English class LaVaughn is enrolled in when it becomes apparent that she is college material. The class is taught by Dr Rose who teaches the students new grammar words to help prepare them for college (to compete with the students from better school districts). She also gives them valuable advice about their lives.

The Ceiling Painting

The Ceiling Painting is LaVaughn's expression of freedom in her bedroom. She paints a beautiful tree on the ceiling complete with a bird's...

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