The Book of Harlan - Chapter 15 - 19 Summary & Analysis

Bernice L. McFadden
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In Chapter 15, Reverend Tenant had spent the day visiting members of his congregation who were sick at home. He was in a good mood when he got home. He went about his usual routine of taking of his favorite brown shoes and put on his slippers. He ate dinner and spent time with Harlan before listening to a funny radio show. Tenant went up to bed after Louisa woke him from sleeping in his chair. Louisa finished sewing and when she got to the bedroom Tenant was snoring. At three a.m. Louisa startled awake noticing that Tenant was no longer snoring. She checked him to find that he had died that night in his sleep.

Harlan did not recognize his parents in Chapter 16 when they arrived at the house upon learning of Tenant's death. He greeted them in the same manner as...

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