When Lily would misbehave even slightly, T. Ray would make her kneel in uncooked Martha White grits (raw, ground corn). The meal was so. It is an old southern punishment. It is supposed to be painful. You literally kneel on a pile of grits. Grits is like a grain so it would hurt. Personally I had never heard of kneeling on grits before I read this book. type of person would think up something like that as a punishment.
Grits is a food made from corn (maize) that is ground into a coarse meal and then boiled. Grits are discussed in the comedy film My Cousin Vinny. Grits are used as a punishment for a teenage girl in the film The Secret Life of Bees. Grits are believed to stand for "Girls Raised In The South". Very ironic that Lily is a young girl raised in the South and grits are her punishment. I had to sit in the space between the refrigerator and the wall and stare at a sad face that my mom drew on a paper plate. It had yellow string for.
Deputies arrested a year-old Orange County woman after they said she made her daughter kneel on raw rice and grits for five hours. No, before reading The Secret Life of Bees, I had never heard of "kneeling on grits". It seems like a horrible punishment that carries on for a very. I grew up in a strict upbringing fashion where corporeal punishment is norm. Yes, I was made to kneel not on uncooked rice but on mung beans. When I was.