After the narrator’s savings are stolen, this second porter offers him $15, advice about finding hotel work, and secret passage in the laundry basket of his train car. Years later, at a party in Jacksonville, the narrator sees this porter wearing a tie that was also stolen from his bag and realizes that he was the one who stole the savings.
The Second Pullman Porter Character Timeline in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
The timeline below shows where the character The Second Pullman Porter appears in Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...reached the school’s gates and hesitated before turning around and returning to the boarding house . A different porter told him to look for a hotel job in Jacksonville, lent him 15 dollars, and... (full context)