Absalom, Absalom!, 224 (Event)

Page Number: 
224
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
It broke down, it vanished into that old impotent
Page Event Ends: 
224
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Friday, June 1, 1866 to Saturday, June 30, 1866
Summary: 

Mr. Compson describes the scene where Sutpen, clinging to the "old impotent logic" that had already betrayed him, insults Rosa and sends her rushing back to town (224). [SOURCE: Father, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
398.00
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Keywords: 
Italics, Morality, Betrayal, Words, Insult, Rage, Self-Justification

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