Absalom, Absalom!, 163 (Event)

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163
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1
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Your grandfather didn't know, even though he
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163
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1872 to Thursday, December 31, 1874
Summary: 

Speculations arise about who the "strange little boy living" at Sutpen's might be (163). The town thinks he's the illegitimate son of Bon and Judith (explaining why Henry shot Bon); General Compson thinks he might be the result of incest between Sutpen and Clytemnestra. [SOURCE: Father, Grandfather, Town]

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Keywords: 
Mystery, Illegitimacy, Murder, Incest, Rumors
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