jeanette gets a job and when she does the owner is a mean guy who doesnt trust her and doesnt pay her what she deserves. Then she steals a watch out of anger knowing he wont check the watch display but when she gets home with the watch she is filled with regret and goes to return the watch before anyone can see. Then switch to august the mom didnt feel like going to work anymore and jeanette flips out on her mom. then when her dad comes home he brings her into a room and tells her to apologize but jeannette will not so she gets hit by his belt for not apologizing .
"I had seen a help wanted sign in the window of a jewelry store on Mcdowell street called beckers jewel box" (214)
jeanette needs a job because she needs to help support her family and she wanted actual job
mr becker would count all the rings in front of jeanette because he wanted to prove a point that he didnt trust her
why doesnt he ever trust me?!
jeanette wanted to take a watch because mr becker never checked the watches but little does she know she will soon regret it
mr becker is gone I can take the watch I wanted now.
jeanette feels bad for what she did and wants to return the watch before anyone spots her
i feel bad i know i should not steal i should return this watch
jeanette was talking back becauae she thought that her dad could not hit her she will soon find out he is wrong
"then why doesnt she act like one" (220)
'Who do yo think you are shes your mother" (219)
jeanette didnt think she would actually get hit but when she did she ran right outside and decided that she wanted to run away right then and there.