Absalom, Absalom!, 208 (Event)

Page Number: 
208
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
"It was thirty years before he told Grandfather
Page Event Ends: 
208
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Monday, September 1, 1834 to Wednesday, December 31, 1845
Summary: 

Quentin sums up Sutpen's progress between the two times he told his story to Grandfather. He mentions the "design," the wrestling with slaves, marrying and having children (including Clytemnestra), and starting his cotton plantation with seed Grandfather "loaned him" (208). [SOURCE: Grandfather, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
80.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Land_Use:Cotton, Family, Progress
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