"The Stone Angel" Essay

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Hagar herself recalls her pride even as a child, "There was I, strutting the board sidewalk like a pint-sized peacock, resplendent, haughty, hoity-toity, Jason Currie's black-haired daughter." (Page 6) Even after Hagar is married, and money is tight, she insists on dressing her son in more expensive clothing, "?Marvin the day he started school, wearing a sailor suit and a face blank as water...
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He hated that navy-blue suit with the anchor on the collar, for most of the other boys wore overalls. I soon gave up trying to dress him decently, and let him wear overalls, too. We hadn't the money for fancy clothes anyway. Bram's daughters used to give me the overalls their boys had grown out of...
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