Unnamed People of Yoknapatawpha 1

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In Flags in the Dust the inhabitants of Yoknapatawpha appear in town in various ways. The opening pages of Part Three provide a fairly detailed inventory of the various generational and class and racial groupings into which the population is organized, at least by Faulkner's imagination: "dawdling negro boys," "old men bound townward," "drifting negroes," "country people," "urbanites," "men in titled chairs before certain stores," still older men wearing their Confederate uniforms "beneath the porticoes of the courthouse," "young men" pitching dollars, "young girls in their little colored dresses," more Negroes who "lounge" and more "countrymen in overalls" who "squat" (161-62).