Setting Archive : USA - Mississippi

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

Light in August
Light in August by William Faulkner

Lena Grove is looking for her man. The father of her unborn child. He told her that he’d go ahead, […]

The help

Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960.

The Help of the title refers to the black women domestics who worked all other the southern states, the maids and cleaners who went into the homes of “polite” society and looked after children, cleaned house, cooked, and generally looked after everyone before returning to their own homes to do the same there. Specifically this is about two maids, Aibileen and Minny, who agree to tell the story of their lives to Miss Skeeter, a white woman in her twenties who wants to be a writer.