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Rose Maxson Timeline and Summary
Cooks up some chicken and hangs out with Troy and Bono in the yard. Tells Troy that Cory has been recruited by a college football team. Argues with her husband about letting Cory play. Tries to get Troy to see that things have changed. Tells everybody that Troy is exaggerating about his Death and Devil stories. Gives Lyons ten dollars out of Troy's money. Hangs up some laundry. Tells Troy to stop complaining about everything. Tries to feed Gabriel some biscuits, but he wonders off. Tries to make Troy feel better about having paid for the house out of Gabe's disability money. Tells Cory to do his chores before Troy gets home. Demands that Troy let Cory play college football. Tries to get Cory to clean his room before he goes to football practice. Is happy for Troy when he gets his promotion. Begs Troy to let Cory play football. Goes off on Troy when she learns that he's having an illegitimate child. Is hurt by Troy when he angrily grabs her arm. Confronts Troy about sending Gabriel to the mental hospital. Agrees to raise Raynell but says she's no longer Troy's woman. Lectures Cory about not wanting to go to Troy's funeral.