In "Sweat," why does Sykes consider Delia a hypocrite for washing the clothes of white people? Do you agree with him?

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Delia's husband, Sykes, considers her to be a hypocrite because she is working on Sunday.

Sykes reveals his attitude about Delia's "hypocrisy" in the story's exposition . After she reorganizes the clothes that he has disturbed, Delia goes back to washing them.  Sykes initiates an argument with Delia. She responds that she does not want to verbally spar with him because she has just come from "taking sacrament at the church house."  In response, Sykes rebukes Delia. He contends that while she has "comes from de church house on a Sunday night,"...

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