The Bean Trees

describe estavans attitude toward mrs. parsons comment that " the women and the kid who had got shot must have been drug dealers?" what does taylors reaction suggest?

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I think Estavan is a little insulted by Mrs. Parson's rather racist statement. Taylor apologizes for what happened but Estavan says that Americans are like that. I don't think that Estavan is surprised by the comment nor really is Taylor.