Absalom, Absalom!, 267 (Event)

Page Number: 
267
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
There would be Christmas on the boat too:
Page Event Ends: 
268
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Tuesday, December 25, 1860
Summary: 

"The four of them" - Bon, Henry, Shreve, Quentin - stand at the rail of the steamboat "in the dark and the cold" (267) while Henry traveling toward what "would be like death for him to learn" (268). [SOURCE: Narrator, Shreve-Quentin]

Chronological Order: 
271.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Movement:Steamboat, Estrangement, Christmas, Disillusionment, Loss

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