Chapter 25 Summary

On the drive back to Pennsylvania, Dante asks Dolores to take him back. He pleads for forgiveness and tells Dolores he needs her. Dolores is skeptical. She tells him she does not know why he would want her back; all he has ever done is criticize and correct her.

Before going to her grandmother's house, Dolores goes to the funeral home to make arrangements. When they arrive at her house, Dolores is taken aback by its emptiness. Grandma had sold off most of her possessions before her death. The home is almost bare. Hardest for Dolores to see is her mother's room; she is momentarily angry with her grandmother for not saving her mother's things. But then Dolores realizes her grandmother had been asking her for some time to...

(The entire section is 540 words.)