Can you analyze the role of the community of Jefferson in Absalom, Absalom!?

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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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