Themes and Motifs: Character Impotence

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This entry can refer both to, and beyond, the physiological to denote the inability to achieve an aim, dream or ambition. In Absalom 149.4, Sutpen provides an example; he still has the same ruthless ambition, but can no longer realize it, reduced as he is to tending his store and drinking with Wash Jones. JC

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Environment: NaturalBody of water
Relationships: FamilialFather-son | SocialAdversarial