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Complete summary of Charles Waddell Chesnutt’s The Passing of Grandison. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Passing of. The Passing of Grandison has 64 ratings and 4 reviews. K. Anna said: I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku:Easy to discountThe steel under the sur. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Passing Of Grandison by Charles Waddell Chesnutt. Charles Waddell Chesnutt’s short.

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The story begins after Dick Owens, the indolent son of a wealthy Kentucky plantation owner, attends the trial of an unnamed Ohio man accused of attempting to transport a slave charlles freedom. Before he can travel to the North to accomplish gransison task, however, he must ask his father, Colonel Owens, for permission to bring one of his slaves with him.

Finally, Owens brings the slave to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, where he leaves him with abolitionists, only to see him return to the Kentucky plantation three weeks later, professing his contempt for Northerners and fealty to his master.

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What soon becomes clear, though, is that Grandison has been masking his true intentions all along. He not only escapes to Canada, thee does so with his wife and seven other family members, all of whom belonged to Colonel Owens.

The Passing of Grandison by Charles W. Chesnutt

The story concludes as the slaveholder watches Grandison and his relatives cross Lake Erie:. On the stern of a small steamboat which was receding rapidly from the wharf, with her nose pointing toward Canada, there stood a group of familiar dark faces, and the look they cast backward was not one of longing for the fleshpots of Egypt.

The colonel saw Grandison point him out to one of the crew of the vessel, who waved his hand derisively toward the colonel. The latter shook his fist impotently—and the incident was closed.

The Passing of Grandison

The attempt was discovered and frustrated; the abductor was tried and convicted for slave-stealing, and sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the penitentiary.

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