Absalom, Absalom!: Themes (For the Most Part) 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. As he does in most of his novels, Faulkner portrays the families in Abaslom, Absalom! as behaving how?
Q. Sutpen's greatest strength, and also his greatest weakness, is what?
Q. What does Sutpen learn at the front door of the white man's mansion?
That he is half-black
That not all whites are created equal
That the door is locked
That "his kind ain't tolerated there"