"That Evening Sun", 292 (Event)

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292
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First 8-10 words of event: 
When Dilsey was sick in her cabin and Nancy
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292
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
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Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, January 1, 1909 to Friday, December 31, 1909
Summary: 

Nancy, who is cooking for the Compson family while Dilsey is sick, argues with her husband Jesus about her pregnancy with a baby that is not his. Jesus threatens to harm the man who got her pregnant and complains that he is not granted the property or rights that are accorded to white men.

Chronological Order: 
6.00
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Keywords: 
Pregnancy, race, violence, home, property, domestic labor, innocence
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