Roots - Chapters 51-60 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 51-60 Summary

From the doorway of his hut, Kunta sees that this farm is much better maintained that the last one, and that the slave huts are whitewashed and even have small garden plots. wW He also notices that the black people go to the fields to work unaccompanied by a white person. One day, the toubob's buggy arrives carrying a brown-skinned man with his arm in plaster, who is helped out and taken to an empty hut. Curious, Kunta approaches his hut the next day, but the man speaks sharply, and Kunta runs off. He observes that the other black people congregate in this man's hut every evening to hear him talk. On meeting the man while visiting the outhouse one day, Kunta is beckoned to his hut.

Although Kunta can't understand the man's language when he tells him all the white...

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