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This short story The Doll is about poor out of work okies back in the early 1930s looking for any type of job they can find so they can get paid or something to eat Mrs Hollis and the two okies are the main characters in the story The story tells about these okies asking for work from a well off woman Mrs Hollis and how she treats them In spite of her will to help them she eventually sends them away after meager payment and food The story starts off as two ragged boys walk up Mrs Hollis lawn coming from the camp where poor out of work families live They were two okies looking for a job to get some food Mrs Hollis is disgusted at all of the dirt and ragged clothes theyre wearing Mrs Hollis gives the okies some work to do in exchange for some food One of the boys points to the other and tells Mrs Hollis that he is his uncle He was a short man in his 40s His hands reminded Mrs Hollis of an old wedding doll she used to have years ago She was still disgusted at his ragged image As she fixed some sandwiches and coffee for them she gave them one of her chocolate cherries in a red shiny wrapper They have only had one of those once in their whole lifetime and were very While Mrs Hollis was taking her afternoon nap she was awoken by a knock on the door She went and looked and sure enough it was the two okies again asking if they could go piss in her bathroom She got mad and told them to finish their work and leave then slammed the doorShe came out later to tell them thats enough for the day because its getting hotter They didnt get their work done but she still gave them a dollar One of them grinned while
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