"Mule in the Yard", 253 (Event)

Page Number: 
253
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
a few days later she cashed a check
Page Event Ends: 
253
Era: 
The Twenties (1920-1929)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Sunday, April 6, 1924 to Tuesday, May 6, 1924
Notes: 

This occurs "a few days later" (253) than when the adjuster visits Mrs. Hait.

The story is dated contemporary when Faulkner wrote it, which, according to Theresa Towner and James B. Carothers in _Reading Faulkner: Collected Stories_, "is uncertain, it may have been written in the late winter or early spring of 1933-34. The story was published in August 1934 by _Scribner's_" (133). This story was later incorporated into Chapter 16 of _The Town_ and narrated by Charles Mallison. The date of this day's events in _The Town_ would be 1927, the year that Eula Varner dies. .

Summary: 

Mrs. Hait cashes the check from the insurance company.

Chronological Order: 
10.00
Keywords: 
Money insurance fraud widowhood
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