What is the significance of the iron-gray hair found on the second pillow? i would like this answer asap!!!! I'm a vary vary vary!!! good fan of Faulker!!!!

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Faulkner's macabre surprise ending contains not one but two shocking epiphanies:  Not only do the men discover the rotting corpse of Homer Barron in the bed, but in the indentation of the second pillow rests a single strand of iron-gray...

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