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Last novel/Pulitzer (1963)/Lucius Priest comes of age/Boon Hogganbeck steals car, marries prostitute Corrie/Ned McCaslin gets racehorse & wins big, outwits white grandfather
Gail Hightower loses wife and church/Lena Grove searches for her baby's father/part-black Joe Christmas murders white Joanna Burden and is castrated and killed by townspeople
The Southern aristocratic Compson family from Jefferson MS as it declines over a 30 year period
Title character loves Homer Barron, a Northern foreman who takes her on Sunday drives in buggy/upon death townspeople discover she poisoned him & stored corpse in upstairs bedroom
Lucas Beauchamp is black farmer accused of murdering white man/exonerated thru efforst of black & white teenagers & spinster from important Southern family
Controversial b/c of rape/Temple Drake (Old Miss student) goes w/Gowan who gets drunk & crashes & Goodwin's house/Popeye rapes her & takes her to Memphis/goes to Paris w/her father
Part novel & play/Temple Drake (from Sanctuary) married w/child must deal with violent past/history of Yoknapatawpha County/'The past is never dead. It's not even past.'
Gavin Stephens is sent by Millie Beauchamp to find her grandson Samuel/he is executed in IL/Gavin brings body back to Yoknapatawpha County for burial/new attitude toward blacks
Collection of 7 related pieces of short fiction, sometimes considered a novel/most prominent character is Isaac McCaslin (Uncle Ike)/McCaslin & Beauchamp families
Isaac McCaslin hunts Old Ben w/Ben Hogganback and Lion the dog/they kill him but Lion & Sam are killed/Isaac inherits but renounces McCaslin estate
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Thomas Sutpen buys and builds an estate in Jefferson MS/children are Henry and Judith/Charles Bon wants to marry Judith but discovers he is also Sutpen's son from former marriage
The Bundren family is trying to take their dead mother, Addie, to Jefferson MS for burial/stream of conciousness writing with 15 different narrators
Rider a strong, large negro on McCaslin plantation buries his wife quickly when she dies/kills Birdsong at sawmill for cheating at dice/Isaac & Roth discuss 'spirit buck'
Isaac McCaslin is hunting w/Roth Edmonds/dark skinned woman w/baby comes to see Roth/Roth has given Ike money to give her to send her away/Ike reflects on sins of McCaslin family
Lucas Beauchamp allows daughter to marry Wilkins b/c he frames him with distillery/Lucas finds gold coin & searches for treasure/black & white sides of McCaslin family
Short story collection (also name of short story)/6 stories about attorney Gavin Stevens (also in Intruder in the Dust)/narrated by nephew/marries Widow Harris
Sartoris family (Jefferson, MS)/Bayard's guilty he survived WW1 (brother died)/crashes car/marries Narcissa/grandpa dies in another car incident/leaves wife & dies in plane crash
Pulitzer & Nat'l Book Award/Corp Stephan orders troops to disobey orders to make trench attack in WW1/war stops/Generalissimo restarts war & executes Stephan/Christ figure
1st novel/wounded aviator (head injury causes silence & blindness) returns to small GA town after WW1/fiancée has been unfaithful/war widow tries to break engagement to marry him

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