Absalom, Absalom!, 82 (Event)

Page Number: 
82
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
Yet there was the body which Miss Rosa saw,
Page Event Ends: 
83
Era: 
Antebellum (1831-1860)
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Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 1865 to Thursday, May 4, 1865
Summary: 

After wondering whether Bon ever did "exist at all," Mr. Compson reminds himself, and anticipates the narrative, by talking about Judith burying Bon's body in the graveyard (82). What he says about Rosa seeing that body contradicts what Rosa herself says about never seeing Bon, alive or dead.

Chronological Order: 
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Keywords: 
Burial, Narrative_Discrepancy
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