Unnamed Negro Cook 6

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Both The Hamlet and The Town mention the woman who cooks for the Varners. In the first novel, is mentioned as a sign of Will Varner's relative wealth. The narrator calls her the "only" servant of any sort in the whole district" (11) - though later the novel mentions two other Negro servants, a man and a woman, who work for Houston after his marriage. The Town describes the early hour at which she is forced to rise to cook Varner's breakfast for him (313).