Absalom, Absalom!, 184 (Event)

Page Number: 
184
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
and the man who owned all the land
Page Event Ends: 
185
Era: 
Pre-Removal (-1830)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Friday, January 2, 1818 to Friday, December 31, 1819
Summary: 

Sutpen secretly watches the planter for whom his father works in a hammock, being waited on by a slave wearing "better clothes than he or his father and sisters had ever owned" (184). He watches without envy, and innocently. [SOURCE: Sutpen, Grandfather, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
6.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Voyeurism, Race, Class, Clothing, Innocence

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