Absalom, Absalom!, 144 (Event)

144

Absalom, Absalom!, 107 (Event)

107

Absalom, Absalom!, 107 (Event)

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Unnamed Southern Lady

Mr. Compson creates this profile of "a Southern lady" while telling Quentin about Rosa Coldfield's behavior after her sister Ellen dies (68). According to his misogynistic generalization, the "Southern lady" is "like a vampire" in the way she will feed herself and her idea of what she is entitled to off the lives of her relatives or in-laws (68). (It's worth noting that despite what Mr. Compson seems confidently to predict, the narrative goes on to acknowledge that Rosa's actions do not conform to this stereotype.)

Absalom, Absalom!, 68 (Event)

68

Unnamed Southern Lady

Mr. Compson creates this profile of "a Southern lady" in Absalom, Absalom! while telling Quentin about Rosa Coldfield's behavior after her sister Ellen dies (68). According to his misogynistic generalization, the "Southern lady" is "like a vampire" in the way she will feed herself and her idea of what she is entitled to off the lives of her relatives or in-laws (68).

Absalom, Absalom!, 62 (Event)

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Absalom, Absalom!, 37 (Event)

37

Unnamed Women Married by J.P.s

Mr. Compson creates this 'character' when he interrupts his reconstruction of Sutpen and Ellen's wedding to generalize about women who never had formal weddings: "women who were married by tobacco-chewing j[ustices of the] p[eace]s in country courthouses or by ministers waked after midnight" (37). According to his misogynistic assertion, it is the longing of these women for a more ceremonial wedding that is the cause of "most divorces" (37).

Absalom, Absalom!, 37 (Event)

37

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