At the Tucks' house, why does Mae Tuck hit the man in the yellow suit after about he spoke about his plans? How does this scene mark a turning point for Winnie?

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Mae Tuck hits the man in the yellow suit at the end of chapter 19. It's an incredibly violent hit, too. She doesn't punch him. Instead, she swings the shotgun and cracks his skull with the shotgun's stock. The man in the yellow suit instantly goes down.

Her strong arms swung the shotgun round her head, like a wheel. The man in the yellow suit jerked away, but it was too late. With a dull cracking sound, the stock of the shotgun smashed into the back of his skull. He dropped like a tree, his face surprised, his eyes wide open.

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