Northwest Road|Jefferson to Memphis in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

Sutpen's Hundred is "a twelve mile drive" from Jefferson (15). According to Rosa, Sutpen turns the road "into a race track" on Sunday mornings (15). When she and Quentin travel the road on a hot September night in 1909, he describes it this way: "the trees along the road not rising soaring as trees should but squatting like huge fowl, their leaves ruffled and heavily separate like the feathers of panting fowls, heavy with sixty days of dust, the roadside undergrowth coated with heat-vulcanised dust" (143).

Courthouse Square in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

The courthouse in Jefferson sits at the center of Courthouse Square, which sits at the center of the town of Jefferson and the county of Yoknapatawpha. As a location it appears in most of Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha fictions. Absalom, Absalom! describes the Square at several different periods.

Coldfield House in Absalom, Absalom! (Location)

The Coldfield house in Jefferson is small, with "two storeys" (6). During Rosa's childhood it was probably well-maintained, with its "brick walk" (36) and "small, grimly middleclass yard or lawn" (15), but by 1909, when Quentin spends an afternoon with her in the "dim hot airless room" that she calls the "office because her father called it that" (3), the house is "unpainted and a little shabby" (6). It began falling into decay after Mr.

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