Absalom, Absalom!, 31 (Event)

Page Number: 
31
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
So when, at the expiration of this second phase,
Page Event Ends: 
32
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1838 to Monday, December 31, 1838
Summary: 

On another Sunday morning, Sutpen comes into Jefferson - this time to attend services at "the Methodist church" (31). The town believes he has come to find a wife, but is surprised when he seems to single out Goodhue Coldfield, forgetting that he has "a marriageable daughter" (32). [SOURCE: Narrator, Town]

Chronological Order: 
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Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Sabbath, Courtship, Respectability, Ambition, Surprise, Mystery

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