Stevens, Grandfather of Gavin

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Stevens, Grandfather of Gavin
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Stevens, Grandfather of Gavin
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White
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Upper Class
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Peripheral
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Dead
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The Stevenses are one of the older Yoknapatawpha families. The novel's narrator introduces Gavin Stevens into the narrative by way of this "grandfather," who "owned slaves" before the Civil War and who "publicly congratulated" Colonel Sartoris for killing the Bundrens during Reconstruction (444).

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