"Shall Not Perish", 109 (Event)

Page Number: 
109
Order within Page: 
2
First 8-10 words of event: 
And my grandfather was in that old one
Page Event Ends: 
109
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Friday, April 12, 1861 to Sunday, April 9, 1865
Notes: 

One might say that Faulkner, or at least Mrs. Grier, is reinforcing gender stereotypes or perceptions of war as fixed along gender lines.

Summary: 

When her grandfather enlisted in the Confederate army, Mrs. Grier tells Major de Spain, his mother probably "didn't know why" (109).

Chronological Order: 
1.00
Keywords: 
Legacy, War, Gender
Indeterminate Date Range: 
6982

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