Intruder in the Dust, 146 (Event)

Page Number: 
146
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
and stopped, the car dropping on down
Page Event Ends: 
146
Era: 
Midcentury (1941-)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, May 9, 1947
Summary: 

As Chick and Gavin approach the Nine-Mile branch, Gavin continues to talk about the history of Yoknapatawpha's population, referring to the black inhabitants as "the ones named Sambo" (146). From them he begins talking about modern history in the age of the "atom bomb," but stops as they reach the stream (146).

Chronological Order: 
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Keywords: 
Man_to_Boy_Wisdom Race Relations_Racial Modernity Atomic_Bomb Movement:Car
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