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One Thousand White Women - Study Guide 7 May and 8 May, 1875 Summary & Analysis

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Anticipating their transfer to the tribe, Bourke tells May this is not a game, and she is no longer an actor in a farce. Indians have no recognizable culture, but only centuries of savagery and degeneracy. John wants to get May excused from the mission, but she will not risk a return to the asylum. Telling him about her past, May says she is not promiscuous, but has "been with" only one man. John will do anything to save her. As expected, they make love. May finds it a strange propensity to become involved with unsuitable men.

Phemie's "Black Man" was captured from a wagon train of escaped slaves and raised as a Cheyenne. Helen is paired with a Mr. Hog. Sara will marry Yellow Eagle. Since madness is a gift from the gods, there is some competition for Ada Ware, whom the...

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