Absalom, Absalom!, 188 (Event)

Page Number: 
188
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
He didn't even remember leaving. All of a sudden
Page Event Ends: 
190
Era: 
Pre-Removal (-1830)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 1820 to Sunday, December 31, 1820
Summary: 

Sutpen seeks refuge in a "kind of cave" (188), where he tries to figure out how, after being turned away from that door, he can "live with himself for the rest of his life" (189). He suddenly sees himself and his family and other poor whites as "the rich man" had always been seeing them, as "cattle" (190). He argues with himself about shooting the rich man. [SOURCE: Sutpen, Grandfather, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
13.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Italics, Planters_vs_Poor_Whites, Internal_Argument, Refuge, Trying-to-Say, Epiphany

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