Sula - 1965 Summary & Analysis

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1965 Summary

Nel is amazed at how things have changed: many colored people have jobs in town and the "whores" are no longer proud of themselves. The Bottom is changing because after the war, people moved out of the Bottom and closer to the valley. Now, the white people are building big houses in the hills. Nel walks though town (still a pedestrian as often as possible) towards the newest nursing home to visit the nine colored women who reside there (including Eva). When she gets there, Eva remembers who Nel is and Nel is immediately taken aback and saddened that Eva's grand, remaining foot is stuffed into a slipper instead on an eloquent shoe. Eva becomes agitated and accuses Nel of murdering Chicken Little. Nel thinks that Eva is confusing her and Sula, but Eva says, "there never was no difference between [them]." Eva says that...

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