That Evening Sun Summary
William Faulkner

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That Evening Sun Summary

William Faulkner's story "That Evening Sun" is the story of three children's reactions to an adult world that they do not fully understand. It is a dark portrait of white Southerners' indifference to the crippling fears of one of their black employees. It is also an exploration of terror, vengeance, and solitude. In the story, the African-American washerwoman Nancy fears that her common-law husband, Jesus, is seeking to murder her because she is...

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