Hamp Worsham

Character Key Number: 
372
Display Name: 
Hamp Worsham
Sort Name: 
Worsham, Hamp
Ever Present in Yoknapatawpha?: 
Yes
Biography: 

Mollie's brother Hamp in both "Go Down, Moses" and the chapter with that title in Go Down, Moses is an "old man" with a "fringe of white hair" and a belly that is "bloated from the vegetables" on which he lives but whose face resembles that of "a Roman senator" (263, 360 - except that the comparison is to "a Roman general" in the novel). He and his wife join Mollie in mourning her grandson. The "Molly's brother" works for Eunice Habersham in Intruder in the Dust is the same character (117).