Absalom, Absalom!, 231 (Event)

Page Number: 
231
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
and maybe still standing there and holding the stallion's
Page Event Ends: 
231
Era: 
Reconstruction (1866-1889)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Thursday, August 12, 1869
Summary: 

Sutpen rides up to the camp and Wash takes the reins of his stallion. The words Sutpen speaks to his granddaughter destroy the faith Wash has always had, in Sutpen and the South; after losing all sense of "stability" (231), he determines to kill Sutpen. [SOURCE: Father, Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
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Keywords: 
Revelation, Chaos, Loss, Violence:Murder, Rhetoric, Myth_vs_Reality

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