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The Kitchen House
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[The Kitchen House] Part III (p.147-219)

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Khalil | 6 comments "‘What the colour is, who the daddy be, who the mama is don't mean nothin'. We a family, carin' for each other. Family make us strong in time of trouble. We all stick together, help each other out. That the real meanin' of family. When you grow up, you take that family feelin' with you. ’" (The Kitchen House, Chapter Twenty-five, p.160)

New Words: contagious, dexterity, disorientation

Although the black slaves don't speak good English, but their words are come from the depth of their hearts. In this part of the novel, the fetters of love manacled these "family members" in the Kitchen House. Also, an immoral event happened in this part of the novel. Marshall, the son of the white owner, raped Belle (one of the slaves in the Kitchen House) but he doesn't know that Belle is his father's illegitimate daughter.

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