The Sheriff's Children Summary
Charles W. Chesnutt

Everything you need to understand or teach The Sheriff's Children by Charles W. Chesnutt.

  • The Sheriff's Children Summary & Study Guide

The Sheriff's Children Summary

"The Sheriff's Children" was one of Charles Waddell Chesnutt's first pieces of fiction exploring the insidious effect of racism on America. Collected in The Wife of His Youth, and Other Stories of the Color Lineeleven years after its initial magazine publication, even at the turn of the century "The Sheriff's Children" stood out for its indictment of white society in contributing to the problems faced by African Americans.

Many of the other...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The The Sheriff's Children Study Pack contains:

The Sheriff's Children Study Guide

Follow Us on Facebook