Did precious mom sexually abuse her?
Who was the real precious?
Why does precious wear a red scarf?
Carl Kenwood Jones
Who was the father of precious baby?
“The level of abuse I suffered is not nearly as extreme as in the book, and there is no character in the story, not even the teacher, who is based on me.” Rather, Precious is a composite character, she says, created from the real-life stories she encountered while teaching for seven years, from 1987 to 1993, in an …
The first baby has Down syndrome and is named “Mongo” (“short for ‘mongoloid,’” Precious explains); to her good fortune, the little girl lives with Precious’s grandmother, except when Mary briefly imports her to the apartment for social-worker visits so that she can continue receiving the welfare check the child …
Why did precious name her child Mongoloid?
Why does precious mom hate her?
The protagonist, Claireece “Precious” Jones, is sexually abused by her father—and her mother. Her father impregnates her twice and infects her with an STD that eventually kills him. However, the sexual abuse depicted in Precious doesn’t reflect what really happens in homes where children are sexually abused.