John Crow's Devil - Schism, 777 Summary & Analysis

Marlon James
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In “Schism,” Lucinda heads to Widow Greenfield's house, knowing that she cannot put off delivering the Apostle York's message. Just before she reaches the Widow's house, she encounters lots of crows. She cannot tell if it is hundreds or thousands, but she feels she will be caught up in the wind from their wings. She screams. Then, she forces herself to hum a hymn. When she opens her eyes, the crows have vanished. She runs the rest of the way to the house. The Widow answers the door. Lucinda calls her “Mrs. Greenfield.” The Widow asks why, since there is no Mr. Greenfield. The two women argue. Lucinda says she is not the reason Mr. Greenfield died. The Widow counters, saying at least he no longer has to hide from Lucinda. The Widow is angry that Lucinda has brought back memories of her husband's...

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