Unit 2 Summary and Analysis

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Armstid: neighbor to the Bundrens; attends Addie’s funeral

Reverend Whitfield: preacher who conducts Addie’s funeral

Uncle Billy Varner: older neighbor; attends Addie’s funeral

Jody: Uncle Billy’s son

Quick: neighbor to the Bundrens; attends Addie’s funeral

Houston: neighbor to the Bundrens; attends Addie’s funeral

Littlejohn: neighbor to the Bundrens; attends Addie’s funeral

Summary
Upset by his mother’s death, Vardaman rushes from the house and to the barn where he takes out his frustration by beating the horses. Dewey Dell, preoccupied with her problem, agonizes over...

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