Big Bottom in The Town (Location)

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Big Bottom
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Event
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Faulkner map
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841
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339
Description: 

The "Big Bottom" is Faulkner's name for a large wilderness area on the Tallahatchie River in the northwestern corner of Yoknapatawpha County, as described most vividly in his novel Go Down, Moses. In this text, Colonel Sartoris is described as "of that group of old Major de Spain's bear and deer hunters when Major de Spain established his annual hunting camp in the Big Bottom shortly after the war" (45).

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Only Mentioned in Text
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Continuous

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