Hidden Irony In Jeanette's Story

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“Oh, my mother works,’ I told Jeanette when she suggested we go over to my house instead of hers.’ ‘She doesn’t like me having company when she’s not home.’ But she was at home, practicing her series of curious domestic habits” Only being a preteen, Dolores is starting to tell lies. She tells her friend Jeanette this lie to cover up the shame her mom has brought to their family. This is just one of the very many lies she uses to hide her humiliation throughout her life.
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