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Why did Cassie fight Lillian Jean?
Cassie, outraged at being treated literally like a slave, feigns subservient respect towards Lillian Jean; flattered, Lillian Jean “allows” Cassie to carry her books everyday, and begins to confide her secrets and the secrets of her friends to her.
What happens between Cassie and Lillian Jean?
So, Cassie pretends for a month to be very nice to Lillian Jean. She carries her books on the way to school. Lillian Jean confides her secrets to Cassie. Finally, Cassie beats her up, and when Lillian Jean threatens to tell her father, Cassie threatens to tell everyone all of her secrets.
What is the first thing Cassie does when Lillian Jean tells her to apologize *?
What is the first thing Cassie does when Lillian Jean tells her to apologize? Cassie says she is sorry.
What happened to Stacey coat How did Uncle Hammer react to that?
How did Uncle Hammer react to that? Stacey gave his coat to T.J. Uncle hammer thinks he is an idiot for doing that. T.J. is trying to put Stacey down and make him feel stupid for giving him the coat. The coat did not fit Stacey, but was perfect for T.J.
Who tells Mama that TJ and Stacey were at the Wallace store?
Who tells Mama that T.J. and Stacey were at the Wallace store? T.J. L.T.
What was TJ’s punishment for getting Mama fired?
Cassie punched him
T.J. What was T.J.’s punishment for getting Mama fired? Cassie punched him. Everyone stopped talking to him.
How does Cassie scare Lillian Jean into not saying anything about what happened?
Cassie pretends to “see how things are” and does everything for Lillian Jean. Eventually Cassie earns her trust and confides all her secrets to her. Cassie lures Lillian Jean to a field and beats her up, threatening to tell all her secrets.
Where did Cassie beat Lillian Jean?
Cassie “punched her in the stomach and buttocks, and twisted her hair” (8.81). Cassie finally pins her down and demands that Lillian Jean apologize to her. Lillian Jean does, but threatens to tell her dad about what happened. Go ahead, Cassie says.
How did Mama explain to Cassie about how things are?
Simms. How did Mama explain to Cassie about…”how things are”? Mama explains to Cassie that white people thinks that they are better than black people to make themself feel big. The people needed slaves to work their fields and they don’t consider black people human beings because of their skin color.
Why does Stacey give TJ his coat?
Why did Stacey give the coat to T.J.? Because T.J. said it made him look like a preacher and was too big for him. T.J. said it would fit him just fine and would take it off his hands until he grows big enough to fit it and so all the guys won’t laugh at him and call him a preacher.
Why is Cassie crying at the end of the book?
She cries for T.J., knowing that he’ll never get to run free again like they will, and she cries for the land. The novel does not end on a particularly hopeful note, as Cassie realizes that the land—and everything it symbolizes for the Logan family—has been damaged, and possibly for nothing.
What was the real reason Mrs Logan was fired?
Mama says that the real reason she was fired was because of the boycott—and she doesn’t know what they’ll do, since they needed that money. Papa says they’ll figure something out, and Mama nods and goes out to walk. Mr.