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Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom!


by William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom!: I'd Like You to Meet My Uncle Sutpen Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Absalom, Absalom!? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does Rosa's father die?

Sutpen shoots him
He starves himself in the attic
He drinks himself to death
In the Civil War
Q. Who do Quentin and Rosa find living at Sutpen's One Hundred at the end of the book?

James Bond (007)
Henry Sutpen
Shreve McCannon
Charles Bon
Q. What is the main reason that Sutpen doesn't want Charles Bon to marry Judith?

Charles and Judith are half siblings
Charles is 1/16th black
Charles doesn't get in to Harvard
Charles is too old for Judith
Q. Why does Sutpen want to marry Ellen Coldfield?

To combine landholdings with the Coldfields
He wins the honor over poker
To climb the social ladder in Jefferson
He loses the coin flip
Q. Why does Sutpen want to marry Rosa?

He needs a son to carry on the family line
Rosa reminds him of Ellen
He is lonely living on his own at Sutpen's One Hundred
He thinks it will make him king