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'Geechee and A Pig is Paid For Summary

"Geechee": 'Geechee appears on Rawlings' doorstep, a large, tattered, dark and aggressive "Negro," of whom Rawlings is quite afraid. 'Geechee, or Beatrice, is from a tribe of slaves who are particularly good servants, but violently loyal. Her only belongings are a tattered sack dress and some letters; she lost the sight in one eye during a fight for which she was jailed.

'Geechee asks Rawlings to help her get her man, Leroy, out of prison, where he is serving time for manslaughter. With Leroy paroled into her care, the author provides for the couple, but Leroy begins to make unreasonable demands and becomes threatening. When Rawlings makes him leave, 'Geechee escorts him out of town, but returns to Rawlings, much to Rawlings' joy. She only needs this "black one-eyed savage woman...

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