In the story "Marigolds" Lizabeth and her brother Joey go to Mrs. Lottie's house to make fun of her and end up throwing rocks at Mrs. Lottie's Marigolds
During the night Lizabeth hears her parents talking about how her dad doesn't have money and how tight they are on money.
Its all right, honey, you'll get something. Everybody is out for work
22 years, Maybelle, 22 years and I got nothing for you, nothing.
After Lizabeth heard her parents talking at night she went to Mrs. Lottie house. She stomped on the Mrs. Lottie's Marigold ultimately stomping on her childlike behavior since that was the last childlike thing she will do