Go Down, Moses, 252 (Event)

Page Number: 
252
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
took substance and even a sort of shadowy life
Page Event Ends: 
252
Era: 
Pre-Removal (-1830)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 1807 to Tuesday, June 27, 1837
Summary: 

After the story of Percival Brownlee, the narrative introduces the main story that Ike will reconstruct from his reading of the ledgers: "the specific tragedy" which "could never be amortized" (252). This begins with the entry by Ike's father recording Ike's grandfather's death.

Chronological Order: 
14.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Slavery, Tragedy, Death, Writing, Family, Italics

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