"The Hound", 163 (Event)

Page Number: 
163
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
They had a doctor for him in his cell.
Page Event Ends: 
164
Era: 
The Twenties (1920-1929)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 1929
Summary: 

In his jail cell Cotton is examined by a doctor, then tries to tell the Negro prisoners in the next room about Houston's body "coming to pieces" (164). They tell him to "hush up" (164). The story ends as Cotton smells the food - coffee and ham - being brought upstairs for the inmates, and wondering if "them niggers" will be fed first (164).

Chronological Order: 
23.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Confinement, Chain_Gang, Medicine, Trying_To_Say, Aroma, Eating:Supper, Racism

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