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The black maids work with Skeeter Phelan, a white woman, to create a book depicting their lives. The chapters are narrated through the eyes of three main characters: Aibileen, Minnie, and Skeeter. Descriptions of historical events of the early activities of thecivil rights movement are peppered throughout the novel, as are interactions between the maids and their white employers.
The novel is filled with details reminiscent of earlys culture in the United States: Chapter 1 situates the novel in and is narrated by Aibileen, a black maid working for Mrs.
Leefolt by taking care of a toddler, Mae Mobley. Aibileen loves Mae Mobley, as the reader can see by the tenderhearted way she speaks to her, and all the extra care and time she gives to her.
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Aibileen had a child of her own once, by the name of Treelore, who was accidentally killed at age twenty-four, in an accident at the logging mill. Aibileen shares her story of the logging incident and how she reacted afterward.
Leefolt, taking care of Mae Mobley. Aibileen meets Skeeter at Mrs. She notices how respectful Skeeter is of her and feels suspicious, but she likes Skeeter and feels she can trust her. In her prayers, she mentions Skeeter. Aibileen is very spiritual and her beliefs have kept her hopeful throughout her difficult life.
The reader can see that she is a powerful woman. In chapters 1 and 2, the interactions between the black maids and their white employers are explored. For example, Miss Hilly sits at the head of the Junior League, which represents the high class women in Jackson; she is attempting to institute laws on separate bathrooms for blacks and whites, even in private homes.
She wants to go so far as to making it a law so it would be a crime for owners to allow blacks to use white bathrooms.
Skeeter thinks this is ridiculous. Aibileen talks to her friend, Minnie, on the phone who tells her she was fired for stealing but that it is not true.
Most of the white women use their power to control their maids, but Skeeter is different. Chapters 3 and 4 are narrated by Minnie.
She realizes that Celia Foote has not heard the gossip from Hilly about her stealing, so she is relieved.
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Clif Bar & Company Sign in with your organizational account. The Help is set in Jackson, Mississippi and begins in August The novel features three main narrators – Aibileen, Minny, and Skeeter. year-old Aibileen Clark starts us off. Aibileen is a black woman who works for a white family, the Leefolts.