Unnamed Members of Chain Gang

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Unnamed Members of Chain Gang
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Unnamed Members of Chain Gang
Race: 
Black
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Free Black
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Criminal
Real?: 
No
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The chain gang members are described in crude burlesque terms as they are forced by the white deputy to restrain Rider in the jailhouse, “a big mass of nigger arms and heads and legs boiling around on the floor” (255).

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black prisoners, criminals, law, justice, minstrelsy, burlesque, racial caricature
Individual or Group: 
Group

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