Mules and Men Setting & Symbolism

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Eatonville, Florida

Where Hurston grew up and the first stop on her quest to gather the folklore of the Black communities.

Front Street

Where Hurston stays with her friend, Armetta Jones, while in Eatonville.

Toe-Party

A dance of sorts in which the young ladies hide behind a curtain with only their toes sticking out and the young men "buy" the toes, earning the right to dance and spend time with the young ladies.

Wood Bridge

Where Hurston attends a toe-party soon after her arrival in Florida.

Polk County, Florida

Where Hurston goes to spend time with another group of storytellers.

Pine Mill

Where a dance is held while Hurston is staying in Polk County.

Everglades Cypress Lumber Company

The company that owns the camp where Hurston stays for a time in Polk County.

Loughman, Florida

Where the Everglades Cypress Lumber Company is located.

Pierce, Florida

Where Hurston goes...

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