Table of Contents
- 1 What does Celia call Minny at the end of chapter 17 that makes Minny annoyed with Celia?
- 2 What secret does Minny finally reveal to Celia as they wait for the doctor to come?
- 3 Why does Minny think Celia is ignorant about?
- 4 How does Celia Foote treat Minny?
- 5 Does Miss Celia have a baby in the help?
- 6 What is wrong with Celia Foote in The Help?
What does Celia call Minny at the end of chapter 17 that makes Minny annoyed with Celia?
White woman are supposed to know their place, but Miss Celia seems ignorant about how she is supposed to treat the help. Miss Celia joins her for lunch every day at the same table and it unnerves Minny. When Miss Celia calls Minny her “friend,” Minny becomes furious and accuses her of being a drunk.
What happens to Minny at the end of her argument with Celia?
Minny develops an uneasy friendship with her employer, Celia Rae, who becomes devoted to her. Celia and Minny gain strength from each other, leading them to take control of their own lives. In the end, Minny decides to leave her abusive husband and chart an unknown course rather than live with the pain he inflicts.
What secret does Minny finally reveal to Celia as they wait for the doctor to come?
As they wait for the doctor, the women talk, with Minny admitting that Johnny has known about her for a few months and Celia admitting her deep secret: this is her fourth miscarriage.
Why did aibileen recommend Minny to Celia?
During the construction, Celia Foote, a newcomer to Jackson, calls Elizabeth to volunteer her services to help with the Benefit. Aibileen learns that Celia needs a maid, and she lies by telling Celia that Elizabeth recommends Minny for the job. Baby Girl fears her mother’s impatience and runs to Aibileen for comfort.
Why does Minny think Celia is ignorant about?
Minny thinks that Celia is “ignorant” for treating her in the same way that Celia would a white woman.
When Skeeter calls aibileen in Chapter 19 to tell her Yule May’s decision what does aibileen say she was told about Yule May’s working status?
Because of what happened with Constantine. When Skeeter calls Aibileen in chapter 19 to tell her Yule May’s decision, what does Aibileen say she was told about Yule May’s working status? The Yule May was fired and in jail.
How does Celia Foote treat Minny?
Celia does not know how she is supposed to treat a black maid, so she treats Minny like a guest, offering her a cool drink and asking if she’d like to have a seat. Her kindness unsettles Minny and makes her suspicious.
Does Skeeter get married?
Stuart and Skeeter eventually reconcile and begin dating again. He asks her to marry him, but when she tells him the truth about the book, he withdraws his proposal and leaves. They send the book to Elaine Stein, who decides to publish it. Skeeter understands what it is like to fear Hilly.
Does Miss Celia have a baby in the help?
Celia was pregnant and she miscarries her baby into the toilet. She asks Minny to take it away before Johnny sees it. Minny decides to wait and let the doctor handle it. Celia reveals that she’s been pregnant for five months.
Why was Minny fired in the help?
Minny eventually worked for Hilly Holbrook, a mean and racist white woman but her 60-year-old mother, Missus Walters, likes Minny. She gets fired by Hilly for using her inside bathroom when there was a storm.
What is wrong with Celia Foote in The Help?
Celia’s biggest problem is that she believes she’s only worthy of Johnny’s love if she can give birth to children, but she’s plagued by miscarriages. She comes to learn that her husband loves her for who she is, and that she can live a happy life even though people like Hilly and Elizabeth don’t like her.
What wont Minny talk about Skeeter?
Minny “can’t believe Aibileen wants to tell Skeeter the truth” (10.76). But the word “truth” feels like something Minny needs really badly. Still, she tells Aibileen she won’t talk to Skeeter. When Minny gets to work about a week later, Celia’s still in bed and she looks upset.