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What makes the "festivity" so bizarre? Chp. 7, Ben Stout's Mistake, The Slave Dancer,...

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Posted March 28, 2007 at 8:22 AM via web

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What makes the "festivity" so bizarre?

Chp. 7, Ben Stout's Mistake, The Slave Dancer, Paula Fox

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janeyb | (Level 2) Associate Educator

Posted March 28, 2007 at 11:03 PM (Answer #1)

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Well what i think is bizarre is that the ship men make the slaves dress up like women, and then Jesse is ordered to play his fife while the sailors dance around and slap the slaves. It's surely not a festivity i would like to attend or even see.

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