The ultimate vendetta here is against a man named Grumby, but in their pursuit of him as Granny's killer, a Sartoris, a Strother and a McCaslin also train their sights on Ab Snopes. Grumby is an amoral monster, but even he despises Ab Snopes. In terms of Southern shibboleths, the scene where Ringo (a black slave) whips Ab (a white man) while two other respectable white males (and the reader) cheer him on is one of the most radical in Faulkner's fiction, but in context it is less a threat to the social order than a way to establish just how far beneath contempt Ab is.

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Ab Snopes - "Vendee"
Mrs. Snopes - "Vendee"