Unnamed Jefferson Girls 1

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In "Dry September," these are the young women of Jefferson are seen by Minnie Cooper when she goes out alone in the afternoons, as they stroll downtown "with their delicate, silken heads and thin, awkward arms and conscious hips" (175). The narrative calls them "cousins" of Minnie Cooper, using quotation marks to indicate that they are not actual relatives (175).