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Faulkner"s Absalom, Absalom!

Loren F. Schmidtberger

Faulkner"s Absalom, Absalom!

A critical commentary

by Loren F. Schmidtberger

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Published by Barrister Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Historical fiction, American -- Examinations -- Study guides.,
  • Plantation life in literature -- Examinations -- Study guides.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 45-47.

    Statementby Loren F. Schmidtberger. Edited by Eugenie Harris.
    SeriesBar notes literature study and examination guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3511.A86 A677
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5997631M
    LC Control Number66030238


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is an unusual book in that its first chapter summarizes nearly the plot of the rest of the book. The events Miss Rosa recounts in the life of Thomas Sutpen and his family are the same events that subsequent chapters will examine in depth and from many different perspectives and angles.

Part of Faulkner's project in this novel. This non-academic author, a retired lawyer, brings William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom. to life as uncertainty in Dixie. He traces Faulkner's portrait of the efforts of Thomas Sutpen to create a family dynasty in wealth and community respect and of Rosa Coldfield to revenge Sutpen's treatment of her as a mere reproduction : Absalom, Absalom!, novel by American writer William Faulkner, published in The principal narrative, set in 19th-century Mississippi, involves Thomas Sutpen, a poor white man from the mountains of West Virginia who rebels against his family and his alcoholic father, suffers a life-changing insult by a black servant, migrates to Haiti and becomes an overseer of a plantation.

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Absalom, Absalom. shares certain characteristics with classical tragedy, and Faulkner uses Mr. Compson to make the connection clear. He alludes to Aeschylus's great play Agamemnon with his discussion on pages of the name of Sutpen's daughter by a slave, suggesting that Sutpen might have meant to call her Cassandra rather than Clytemnestra.

Plot Overview of Absalom, Absalom. William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom. begins in the yearwhen the stranger, Thomas Stupen, rides into Jefferson, Mississippi, and promptly begins building himself an empire.

He builds a plantation named Stupen’s Hundred, takes a wife, Ellen Coldfield, and has two children, Judith and Henry. The Thomas Sutpen we come to know in Absalom, Absalom. only exists in the fragmented memories of Charles Bon. Charles Bon is the bane of Sutpen's existence.

Oh, and he's also his son. As Sutpen tells it, he Rosa Coldfield (Miss Rosa) Miss Rosa Coldfield – Ellen Coldfield's younger sister by 27 years – is a character Henry Sutpen.

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Learn about Absalom, Absalom. author William Faulkner's here, courtesy of CliffsNotes. In Absalom, Absalom!, William Faulkner examines the relationship between man's past and present actions through the complex character Thomas Sutpen and the legend of his rise and fall in the American South.

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The tales of the various narrators in Absalom, Absalom. are filtered through the voice of Quentin Compson, a Harvard undergraduate from the rural Mississippi town of Jefferson, where most of the book’s action takes place.

Quentin tells the story in to his roommate, Shreve, though the timeframe of the story is mostly mid th : Zack Rogow.

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is a study of the creative process as exemplified in one of the major achievements in twentieth-century fiction. Portions of the original handwritten version of the story are collated, line by line, with corresponding sections of the published version.

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