Can you analyze the role of the community of Jefferson in Absalom, Absalom!?
Inside the fictional world of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Jefferson, Mississippi is at the center of Yoknapatawpha County, a fictional county that Faulkener fashions after the pieces of southern culture that he both reveres and laments. The name Yokonapatawpha is a compound of two Chickasaw words meaning, "split land." This brief lesson in...
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