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This article, then, endeavors to decouple such a concept from a jestful, underdeveloped detail to one that is more central to understanding Hemingway and the foundations of his literature.
For example, just as the jester needed to balance his jestful accusations with self-indictments, Hamlet notes that Lucianus is nephew to the king, notwithstanding the fact that it inadvertently clouds the issue of the king's guilt.
In sharp juxtaposition to what his audience might "like"--say "a rollicking, jestful fireside recollection of 'Colored people"--Baker instead, out of a sense of "social urgency," offers complementary memoirs in which he forays into the dangerous Southern landscapes of his youth in order to place them in a broader historical continuum of black modernism in the U.