Zami, a New Spelling of My Name - Chapters 13 - 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 13

In Chapter 13 we meet Gennie, another black girl in The Branded. Audre attempts to spend more secret time with her friends, doing all kinds of mischievous pranks. She begins to become close friends with Gennie and slowly falls in love. She also becomes interested in political radicalism, particularly communism. Also mentioned is Gennie's friend Jean, who was a dancer as Gennie was. Audre tells stories about Gennie's family. Gennie initially lived with her mother, Louisa, who had been long separated from her Philip. Louisa and Gennie didn't get along so Gennie decided to go and live with her father. But things started to go badly for Gennie as a result, in ways that Audre could not discern. Gennie begins to talk about killing herself and attempts suicide; however, she survives. But Gennie stayed out of school. In the middle of March, Gennie...

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