Unnamed Harvard Students

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In addition to the ones who are named (Shreve, Bland, Spoade), a number of unnamed Harvard students appear at different points in Quentin's section of The Sound and the Fury. He thinks about the crew team - "them down at New London" getting ready to race Yale - almost as soon as he wakes up (77). Looking out his dorm room window, he watches the undergraduates "running for chapel": "the same ones fighting the same heaving coat-sleeves, the same books and flapping collars" (78). Shreve teases him about what the "Square students" - students hanging around Harvard Square - will say when they see Quentin in his "new suit" (82). They appear in other passages as well, though readers never see any of them studying or inside a classroom.