Absalom, Absalom!, 27 (Event)

Page Number: 
27
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
So the legend of the wild men came gradually
Page Event Ends: 
28
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Friday, August 2, 1833 to Saturday, November 30, 1833
Summary: 

Men from the town go out to Sutpen's to watch as he and his slaves, all of them naked and covered with mud, built his plantation house. [SOURCE: Narrator, Rosa, Father, Grandfather, Town]

Chronological Order: 
60.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Nakedness, Construction, Watchers, Respectability

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