Song of the Shank - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Jeffery Renard Allen
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Eliza Bethune is back in the country. The house is very run down and has a moldy smell. While still in the city, she heard mobs and saw fire and light. She knows she cannot return to the city. Sometimes when she sleeps, she dreams of Tom in the days she cared for him and that he’s speaking to her. She remembers the General and his interactions with her and Tom. She hears a knock on the door. In the old days, it would have been journalists trying to see Tom, but now she’s not sure who could be there. When she opens the door, she sees a woman, whom she assumes is Tom’s mom. With her is Tom, and a Negro boy. When they enter her home, the woman takes off her wig revealing that it is not Tom’s...

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