Absalom, Absalom!

Can you name the characters from Absalom, Absalom!

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Family Patriarch and main character
Son of main character and murderer of his half-brother
Daughter of main character, and almost wife of half brother.
Mulatto daughter of the main character
Small shop owner and friend to the main character
Wife to patriarch, and father of two of his children. She dies in the book.
Almost third wife of main character, and her sister was married to the main character
One of the narrators and son of the General and friend to the main character
Character descriptionsAnswer
Harvard student and narrator
Harvard student from Canada
First son of main character who was born to an octoroon mother. Is killed by half brother.
The idiot
Poor workman who lives in a shack on the main characters land
15 year old girl and mother of main characters child.
Octoroon woman
First friend to the main character
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  • Provide the first and last names of the characters in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!
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