Absalom, Absalom!, 39 (Event)

Page Number: 
39
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
That was the other half of the reason for Ellen's tears.
Page Event Ends: 
40
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 1838 to Thursday, May 31, 1838
Summary: 

Mr. Compson again discusses the plans for the wedding, concluding that it was Ellen's aunt who insisted on a big wedding; although Sutpen also wanted that, "as the time drew near" he became "watchful" (40). [SOURCE: Father, Rosa, Town]

Chronological Order: 
100.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Ambitions, Wariness, Weddings, Gender

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