Unnamed Negro Inmate

Character Key Number: 
Display Name: 
Unnamed Negro Inmate
Sort Name: 
Unnamed Negro Inmate
Ever Present in Yoknapatawpha?: 

"Somewhere down the corridor" of the Alabama jail where Popeye awaits trial for murder in Sanctuary "a negro was singing" (310) - not unlike the "negro murderer" who is awaiting his execution in the Jefferson jail where Lee awaits his trial much earlier (114).

Linked Characters