John Crow's Devil - Rolling Calf Part One, Rolling Calf Part Two, Rolling Calf Part Three, Up! Jumped the Devil Summary & Analysis

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In “The Rolling Calf Part One,” a woman named the Widow Fracas finds a deformed calf. Its head is on upside down. Clarence sees it as well. They are both convinced it is the Devil's handiwork. The Apostle York directs them to burn it. Back in the church, Lucinda finds a book with strange writing, including the word “calloo.” She is shocked and the Apostle chastises her for being nosy. She rushes from the church.

The local store owner refuses to serve the Widow Greenfield and she has to walk miles to the next store. When she gets home, a group of rough boys confronts her, frightening her into running the rest of the way home. Bligh is mostly unconscious and she hates that she has allowed herself to...

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