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Uncle Tom's Children Chapter Summary & Analysis - "Long Black Song," Parts 3-4 Summary

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"Long Black Song," Parts 3-4 Summary

Sarah, sitting on the hillside, plans to intercept the salesman when he comes in the morning so that he will not be killed. She considers her circumstances, that she is lucky to have a house and a hardworking husband. She falls asleep and has a vague, bad dream of being dragged over the land and into a hole by some unseen force. She wakes up, remembering what has happened and knowing she has to head the white man off, but she cannot be seen by Silas. She hears the salesman's car and sees Silas waiting with a whip. Sarah can only watch as Silas whips the salesman. They struggle, and Silas gets his gun and shoots down one of the white men. The car speeds off; Silas' shot misses it. Then Silas drags the white man's body...

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