Mules and Men Part II, Chapter Seven: Summary and Analysis

Zora Neale Hurston

Part II, Chapter Seven: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Kitty Brown: a “two-headed” doctor who specializes in relationships.

Rachael Roe and John Doe: a couple who become involved in a pair of cases with Kitty Brown.

Minnie Foster: a woman who visits Kitty Brown several times for help with her relationship.

Summary
Zora’s last experiences are with Kitty Brown, a hoodoo doctor who specializes in marriages and relationships. Rachael Roe comes to Kitty Brown because John Doe deceived her and took her possessions. She wants John Doe to be put to death, so Kitty agrees to hold a hoodoo dance. Zora recounts the elaborate preparations for the dance and participates in the dance itself, despite being so...

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