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Who is the fourth narrator in Absalom, Absalom!?

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William Faulkner pushes the limit with the 'unreliable narrator' device in Absalom, Absalom! with not one, but four extremely unreliable narrators.  The novel features four different perspectives of different events and people, and each of the perspectives are incredibly subjective, influenced by the characters' own emotions and feelings.

The four narrators are Rosa, Mr. Compson, Quentin, and Shreve. 

Miss Rosa -- She is...

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