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Free Study Guide for There Are No Children Here by Alex Kotlowitz

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CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR

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It is the day of Terence’s sentencing. It is being held in Skokie, because the county courts are so overburdened. A young man, a courtroom spectator, overhears the state’s attorney and a fellow prosecutor say in a stage whisper loud enough for those around them to hear that they’re going to “stomp Terence and Tony Oliver into the ground.” The young man just shakes his head in disbelief at the attitude of people dealing with other people’s lives. Audrey discusses a plea with the prosecutor who wants the two boys to serve ten years each. She finally gets him to.......

 

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This chapter is a presentation of a mother’s grief. LaJoe is an excellent mother who loves her children deeply. That’s why when one of them goes wrong, she almost lose her strength to go on. It is a revelation about the heavy responsibility the mothers of the projects carry. Most of the time, they are alone in raising their children and.....


CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE

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In this chapter, the CHA discovers the mess in the basements of Horner. Gwen Anderson, the newly appointed housing manager, ventures down below and promptly vomits at what she sees and smells. It is a nightmare. For fifteen years, people have been using the basements as a garbage dump: rotting dog and cat carcasses, pools of......

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Once again, the chapter is an exercise in irony. The mess found in the Horner basements, the decay that continues in the neighborhood, and......


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