Quicksand and Passing Summary
Nella Larsen

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Quicksand and Passing Summary

In Quicksand, Helga Crane, a young Mulatto teacher in a Negro school in Naxos, Georgia, is born of a white mother and black father. Deeply lonely as a child, she has not been able to identify herself as either white or black. Quicksand opens with Helga's decision to leave Naxos and move to Chicago because she is tired of the racial politics of the school. She announces her resignation to the school's principal...

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