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On their way to Mathu's place, why do the old men linger in the graveyard in the novel...
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Through their actions, the old men experience a change from frightened children living in a racist society to proud black men who will no longer allow bigotry to control their lives. These men don't have a propensity for violence, but for the first time in their lives, they are willing to stand together as a group and committ violent acts, if necessary. The "gathering" of men has become a community with common values, a common history, and common goals by the end of the book. The graveyard is a symbol of their strength as a group and their new sense of community they have developed.
Posted by bmadnick on July 30, 2007 at 1:04 PM (Answer #1)
The Character Clatoo asked them to wait for him and others in the Graveyard
Posted by beast on December 9, 2007 at 6:54 AM (Answer #2)
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