The Palm-wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-wine Tapster in the Dead's Town - Study Guide Pages 274-285 Summary & Analysis

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The drinkard and his wife finally make it to Deads' Town. They have to be careful how they travel, because the dead are very sensitive and get angry if people do things in the living way. The dead will only tolerate people walking backwards, even though the drinkard can not see where he is going. When he cuts his leg, the dead get very upset because they hate the sight of blood. The drinkard also notices that in Deads' Town, black and white people live side by side. The living can not enter the Deads' Town, so when the drinkard finds his tapster, the tapster builds the drinkard a little house outside the town.

The tapster and drinkard are happy to see one another and catch up. It has been ten years since the tapster's death. He is not even aware of how he died...

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