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Blue Suede Shoes

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The Blue Suede Shoes In the short story "Thank you, Ma'am" by Langston Hughes, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones has many personality characteristics. First, she is bossy. After Roger, the boy, tries to steal her purse, she yells at him to pick up and hand back her pocketbook. Roger told her that he wanted to buy a pair of blue suede shoes. Next, she is understanding. She told Roger of a time when she once could not simply afford to buy what she wanted. So she bought stealing was the answer. Then, she is caring. Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones took Roger under her wing, and took him to her house. Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones told Roger to wash up, and go sit down at the dinner table. After they were done eating, she gave Roger ten
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