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There are more Snopeses in the fictions than any other family. Over 60 named members of the family have their own entries in our database. This entry represents the seven times when the fictions refer broadly or generically to "the Snopeses" - as a poor white family, as a way to measure the difference between the Old and New Souths, as a threat to the social order of a place like Jefferson, as the embodiment of the 20th century social evil that is often simply called "Snopesism." It is important to note that many of those 60 named 'Snopeses' do not fit the profile of the stereotypical 'Snopes' that term evokes, but that didn't keep Faulkner from re-asserting the concept from the first Yoknapatawpha fiction to the last.