PROBLEM Prudence's husband, Calvin, showed signs of mental illness and that he was intolerable and demented.
SOLUTION "She packed a bag, left her husband, and headed out to Illinois to set up a farm on some land her family owned"(107).
Sign Post - Contrasts & Contradictions
CONTRAST AND CONTRADICTION "The farm did well. Calvin didn't. He needed care, and Prudence felt she had to help. After only two years in Illinois, she traveled back to the East Coast to nurse her husband"(108).
Mindset - Takes on Challenges
ALTHOUGH her school closed, she kept trying and believing that black and any other kind of skin color shouldn't be treated differently from white people.
TO be free and create a new life, Prudence left her husband and headed to Illinois.
Summary - If / Then & Txt Tlk
IF / THEN If Prudence gave up on her school and on her believing in equality, then the world would've not change and there would've still be inequality between skin colors.
The difference is that even though Prudence wanted to create a new life, she decided to take her of her husband and go back to Connecticut, Canterbury.
Why do you think Prudence went all the way back to Canterbury Connecticut just for his husband?
Believing she could change the world, Prudence never gave up and kept trying to change people's minds.
Equality, Fairness, Believing, Learning, Hope
TXT - TLK Skin color shouldn't define your style of life.