A Gathering of Old Men Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1

• Chapter one is narrated by Snookum, a little boy who is hanging out with is grandmother, Gram Mon and his cousins Toddy and Minnie on a hot day.

• The setting is the deep south, but the year is unclear.

• The time is after slavery and there are references to modern cars and trucks.

• Candy tells Snookum to run tell Rufe, Reverend Jameson and Corrine and the "rest of them" to gather at Mathu's house.

• Candy tells Snookum to tell Miss Merle to call Lou to "get here quick".

• Snookum runs by Mathu's house and finds Mathu, a black man, crouched on his porch holding a shotgun.

• A man is lying dead in the weeds next to a tractor that is still running.

• Snookum finds Rufe hoeing his garden and Corrine eating is her kitchen.

• Snookum tells Rufe and Corrine and runs on.

• He gets to the home...

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