The Devil's Arithmetic

what does chaya/hannah learn from being too picky about clothing?

she calls the blue dress that her cousin tells her to wear a rag. in the camp, what does she learn about clothing?

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I think the fact that she was lucky to have clothing at all would be the lesson here. One of the running themes of this book is Hannah's increasing appreciation for what is important in life. Clothes become not fashion statements but a necessity.