Absalom, Absalom!, 211 (Event)

Page Number: 
211
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
like he chose his twenty niggers out of whatever
Page Event Ends: 
211
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Saturday, January 1, 1831 to Saturday, December 31, 1831
Summary: 

Sutpen "repudiates" his "first wife and child," choosing the twenty slaves he brought to Yoknapatawpha as his divorce settlement (211). [SOURCE: Grandfather, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
38.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Divorce
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