Across Five Aprils Questions and Answers
by Irene Hunt

Start Your Free Trial

In Across Five Aprils, what does Ellen try to do without and why? What happens as a result of her decision?

Expert Answers info

mwestwood eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2006

write16,150 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

Chapter 5 opens,

Ellen lay in her bed, limp with the agony of a headache. It always happened when the supply of coffee ran out. 

When coffee prices soar to seventy cents a pound, with predictions that it will only go higher, "Ellen is appalled at the expense," and she has tried to do without it. But, she cannot stand the excruciating headaches that...

(The entire section contains 193 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now

Further Reading:

check Approved by eNotes Editorial