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Linh Nguyen

The Goophered Grapevine

What is the significant of the metaphor that Henry embodies? The passing of the seasons correlating to the seasons of life, does this give us insight into the worth of a slave? The story paints the image of a slave in winter as one wasting his/her life away for the pre-Civil war south, how does the post-Civil war north address this question/problem The second to last paragraph states that the vineyard is “a striking illustration of the opportunities open to Northern capital in the development of the Southern industries,? where does the story stands on this point of view?