Aunt Etha is Uncle James’s wife and Denver and Thurman’s aunt, who raises the brothers after BB’s murder. Aunt Etha is a sharp, resourceful woman, able to make a meal out of almost anything and stretch a single animal’s meat to last for months. Aunt Etha participates in the sharecropping as well. After Uncle James dies, Aunt Etha moves away, leaving Denver with his sister Hershalee.
Aunt Etha Quotes in Same Kind of Different as Me
The Same Kind of Different as Me quotes below are all either spoken by Aunt Etha or refer to Aunt Etha. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Thomas Nelson edition of Same Kind of Different as Me published in 2006.).
Chapter 10 Quotes
Things was a-changin. Uncle James took sick and died, and Aunt Etha moved away. Last time I seen her, she was cryin. I couldn’t figure out why God kept takin all the folks I loved the most.
Aunt Etha Character Timeline in Same Kind of Different as Me
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...everyone moonshines, both black people and white people, hiding their stills out in the woods. Aunt Etha manages to cook anything that can be killed: possums, raccoons, rabbits. She also grows her... (full context)