Roger's 'Argument To Be My Son'

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On page 31 Mrs. Jones says to Roger “You ought to be my son”. She changed his life by giving him discipline. She tried to treat him with respect because she wanted him to stop pocketbook stealing and wanted him to behave himself. She wanted him to be a better person because she did horrible things when she was his age. She wanted him to behave because she saw him with a dirty face and some worn out shoes she was trying to tell him to behave, so he could get a good education. Roger tries to regain trust with Mrs. Jones by asking her did she need anything from the market. She fed and washed his face for him. She didn’t want to ask him about his family because she thought it would make him sad and embarrass him. In the story Mrs. Jones says "
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