Molly Beauchamp

Display Name: 
Molly Beauchamp
Sort Name: 
Beauchamp, Molly
AKA: 
Mollie Beauchamp
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Female
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Dies
Family: 
McCaslin
Cause of Death: 
Old Age
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Biography: 

When Chick meets her in her cabin, he sees "a tiny almost doll-sized woman much darker" than her husband Lucas; in person she is wearing "an immaculate white cloth on her head," the headrag that is the cultural badge of black women in Yoknapatawpha and that is missing in the photograph of her with her husband that disorients Chick when he sees it a bit later (10). Four years later Chick learns that she has died.

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