Unnamed Goat Rancher

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Unnamed Goat Rancher
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In "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" all we are told about the man who is "establishing a ranch to breed native goats" in Yoknapatawpha is that he is "a Northerner" (139). The Hamlet is a little more specific: there Ratliff identifies him as a man from "Massachusetts or Boston or Ohio" (87). The novel is also a little more judgmental: as Ratliff explains to his friends that "You got to keep in mind he is a northerner. They does things different from us" (88).