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Barn Burning

Barn Burning

  

by William Faulkner

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Major de Spain

Character Analysis

Major de Spain is Abner's arch-nemesis in the story. He is Abner's employer and landlord after the family leaves the first county. Abner tracks poop on de Spain's rug, takes him to court, and burns down his barn, all in a matter of four days.

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