Absalom, Absalom!, 198 (Event)

Page Number: 
198
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
He was telling some more of it, already
Page Event Ends: 
199
Era: 
Pre-Removal (-1830)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 1826 to Sunday, December 31, 1826
Summary: 

It is "six years" after Sutpen ran away from his family (199). He is in a "beseiged Haitian room," firing a gun out a window "in the dark" (198). It is suggested that the torches in the Yoknapatawpha swamp reminded him of this earlier moment. [SOURCE: Grandfather, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
25.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Darkness, Violence:Shooting, Associative_Thought
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