Absalom, Absalom!, 66 (Event)

Page Number: 
66
Order within Page: 
4
First 8-10 words of event: 
Ellen was dead two years now - the butterfly,
Page Event Ends: 
67
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 1862 to Thursday, December 31, 1863
Summary: 

Mr. Compson describes Ellen's life at Sutpen's Hundred during the Civil War, after all the slaves had self-emancipated themselves and the big house was defined by "emptiness, desertion" (67). [SOURCE: Father, Rosa]

Chronological Order: 
316.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Civil_War, Loss, Emptiness, Cosmetics

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