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jim wonders what his grandfathers reaction will be to mr. shimerdas strange actions in front of the christmas tree. what is grandfathers reaction?

book 1 chapters 10-14

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When Jim lights the Christmas tree, Mr. Shimerda kneels in prayer in front of it. As Protestants, Grandfather and Grandmother are a little uncomfortable but say nothing. After he leaves, Grandfather says, "The prayers of all good people are good."