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    Pascal, the twelve-year-old main character and narrator of Harriette Gillem Robinet's Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule, has one older brother, a sixteen-year-old runaway slave named Gideon. Despite his...

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    By Chapter 8 of Harriette Gillem Robinet's novel Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule, Gideon has finally discovered where to go to inquire about receiving their 40 acres and a mule. In town, he found an...

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    Throughout the narrative, Gideon presents himself as being able to inspire others towards his overall message. This is what enables him as a natural leader. His initial characterization as a...

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    Pascal, a 12 year-old slave in the South, is told by his runaway brother that all slaves have been freed. General Sherman has told all slaves that they can get 40 acres and a mule, so Pascal and...

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    The story is set in the years immediately after the American Civil War, during the era of Reconstruction. Specifically, the events happen between the months of April and September 1865. Earlier in...

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    The Bibbs family is a poor white family Pascal meets on the road to Georgia. They had been tenants on a farm in Tennessee, but during the War their house had been hit by a cannonball. The Bibbs...

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    Pascal changes a lot,from a dependent, little brother to a more analytical, thinking person. He saves Gideon when he falls through the old broken down bridge. He saves Gideon when he is in an...

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    The scene with Nelly running through the wild flowers takes place in Chapter 11, when she, Pascal, Gideon, Gladness, and Mr. Freedman arrive at their "forty acres." To be landowners is a concept...

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    This novel takes place during the first 6 months of Reconstruction, in the summer and fall of 1965. The weather as portrayed by Robinet is accurate for Georgia - warm and humid. As the story...

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    Nelly's most conspicuous habit is that she twists her braids. She wears her hair in six long braids, and when she is thinking, or speaking - just anytime really - she takes one or another of them...

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    Mr. Freedman is an easy one, he might represent the promise/hope/difficulty of being a "Freed Man" Gideon is a biblical name, in the bible's old testament, Gideon was a hero who listened to God...

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