Cane | Study Guide

Jean Toomer

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Overview

Author

Jean Toomer

Year Published

1923

Type

Short Stories

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The stories and poems in Cane alternate between first-person singular, first-person plural, and third-person narration.

Tense

The stories and poems alternate between past and present tense.

About the Title

Cane refers to the sugarcane crops in Georgia, a frequent symbol throughout the book.

Summary

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