How does Mrs. Jones show trust towards Roger?

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Mrs. Jones shows her trust in Roger in several ways even though he tried to steal her purse.  First of all, after she drags Roger to her apartment, she leaves the door open.  She knows that Roger can run away; however, she trusts him to stay and hear her out. ...

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Mrs. Jones shows her trust in Roger in several ways even though he tried to steal her purse.  First of all, after she drags Roger to her apartment, she leaves the door open.  She knows that Roger can run away; however, she trusts him to stay and hear her out.  She also starts to cook Roger a meal of ham and green beans behind a screen in her small kitchen because she feels he is hungry, and it gives her an opportunity to talk with him.  Again, the possibility for Roger to escape is high, but she feels she has won him over enough to learn from her as she tells Roger her life story.  Finally, Mrs. Jones gives Roger the ten dollars he needs to buy the pair of blue suede shoes he wants.  As she does this, she tells Roger that she hopes he won’t steal again.  Because she trusts Roger (and Roger trusts her), Roger learns a great lesson about human kindness and forgiveness. 

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