In Brown Girl Dreaming, how does the poet feel about the rain in Greenville?  

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Jacqueline Woodson contrasts the rain in Greenville, South Carolina, to the rain in Brooklyn, New York. Mentioning the Southern rain in two poems, the poet connects them with evocative sensory images and memories of her family.

In "night bus," she speaks of her father's visit from Ohio to South Carolina. He arrives on the night bus in a heavy rain, saying he is sorry. She projects forward to when it stops, which will bring...

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