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

Zora Neale Hurston

Part II, Chapter Three: Summary and Analysis

New Characters:
Anatol Pierre: another hoodoo doctor in New Orleans.

Muttsy Ivins: a local man who seeks Anatol Pierre’s help. Mr. Ivins has an enemy he wants eliminated.

Summary
Anatol Pierre is another doctor who works in the French Quarter. Unlike Luke Turner, Pierre is not very aloof and quickly accepts Zora as a student once he hears of the people with whom Zora has already worked. Zora undergoes another initiation ritual and quickly becomes Pierre’s student.

Soon after Zora becomes a disciple of Pierre, a man called Muttsy Ivins comes in and asks Pierre to help him with one of his enemies. Ivins claims that he found things outside his house and fears for his...

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