The Devil's Arithmetic

What kind of stories did Hannah tell the girls? How did they respond to her stories? What did this reveal about the girls?

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Hannah tells them of her life in New Rochelle. They are amazed to hear that she can go to school and even goes shopping on the Sabbath. Hannah tells them of the movie Yentl, in which Barbra Streisand disguises herself as a boy to enter a school to study the Torah.Hannah finds that she is the source of much excitement and discussion as Chaya. Her ability to tell stories finds a suddenly very eager audience. The girls are fascinated with the freedom and excitement of her old life.