People of Jefferson

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Unnamed People of Jefferson
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White
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Multi Gender Group
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Secondary
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Alive
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As in many other Yoknapatawpha fictions, the "people in our town" collectively play the roles of curious spectators to and choric commentators on the story of Mrs. Gant and her daughter Zilphia (381). "They" think and speak as a group (371). As a group they are nosy rather than concerned, more judgmental than helpful; in the end they accept Miss Zilphia on her unconventional terms, though they "still call her Miss Zilphia Gant" even after she tells them the story of her (second) marriage (381).

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