As I Lay Dying, 229 (Event)

Page Number: 
229
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
This hill is red sand, bordered on either hand
Page Event Ends: 
231
Era: 
The Twenties (1920-1929)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Saturday, July 9, 1927 to Saturday, July 30, 1927
Summary: 

At the moment the Bundrens finally reach Jefferson, the novel's only African American characters nearly (if inadvertently) cause a fight when Jewel attributes their appalled reaction to the smell of Addie's corpse to a white man armed with a knife. Darl makes peace between his brother and the man. The Bundrens enter town.

Chronological Order: 
156.00
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Keywords: 
Segregation Violence_Fight Knife Smell Disgust Pride Family_Honor Art_Statuette

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