...Chesnutt, which was published in Chesnutt’s second collection of short narratives in 1899.
Apart from the usual revisiting of the nature and extent of slavery in the South, the story brought into the public, debates on the cognitive abilities of the African American and the African American slaves, in light of the Caucasian. This is because the story presents Grandison, a slave who eventually outwits his master, Colonel Owen.
Humor plays out in the story, especially in its conclusion, as a mere uneducated slave outwits his lord, a colonel. Conversely, that Col. Owens cannot see through... Insert Introduction That there are many literary pieces that have been written in an attempt to foster...