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The Dry Grass of August
"A must-read for fans of The Help." - Woman's World
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The ending

Created: 12/09/11

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The ending

Were you satisfied with the ending of the story?

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Join Date: 04/11/11

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RE: The ending

I thought the ending was fine. I have read reviews that were critical of the way the book ended but I think the ending was Paula's way of dealing with the way her life had changed. I am not sure if the ending could have been more reflective on past events of the story. I think Paula needed to move on and this was her way of dealing with her responsibilities.

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Join Date: 10/20/10

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RE: The ending

I was satisfied with the ending. I was afraid that Paula would stay with her husband, which would be a kind of acceptance of his racism and abuse. It was more satisfying to see her leave him. I wish he had ended up in jail, though.


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