Write a character analysis of the sheriff In Chesnutt’s story “The Sheriff’s Children.” What is Chesnutt’s intent? Pay particular attention to the pace at which details are revealed in the story. How and why does the sheriff’s opinion of the “strange mulatto” change as the story progresses? How and why does your perception/opinion of the sheriff change as the story progresses? Discuss the significance of Chesnutt writing the story from the sheriff’s perspective.

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