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Absalom, Absalom!

Absalom, Absalom!

by William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom!: Symbols True or False

1. Where does the title Absalom, Absalom! come from?That weird guy on the street corner that you try not to make eye contact with
2. What/who haunts the characters in the book?The past
3. By using the backdrop of the Civil War, Faulkner symbolizes what?Domestic conflict
4. When the smell of wisteria wafts through the book, it is usually accompanied by what?Thoughts of the past
5. Naming his plantation Sutpen's Hundred, "as if it had been a king's grant in unbroken perpetuity from his great grandfather," is an example of Sutpen's desire to be treated as what?Just another Southern plantation owner

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