Absalom, Absalom!: Chapter 9

Setting: the college dorm room Quentin and Shreve share. Shreve has turned out the light. He and Quentin lie in their separate beds, discussing the story in the dark. Most of the chapter consists of Quentin's memory of the trip into Sutpen's house with Rosa.

c1854
University of Mississippi founded
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1863
Pickett's charge at Gettysburg
289
1909
SEPTEMBER
Quentin and Rosa go out to Sutpen's, see Clytie, Henry and Jim Bond
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1909
cXMAS
Rosa goes back to Sutpen's with an ambulance "to get" Henry
thinking she wants to "carry him into town for the white folks to hang him
  for shooting Charles Bon," Clytie has Bond set the house on fire
Clytie and Henry perish in the flames, Bon "howls" but is never "caught"
Rosa falls into a "coma" and returns "to town inside the ambulance"
298, 299, 300, 301
1910
Rosa dies
Quentin finishes reading his father's letter
after Shreve asks why he hates the South, Quentin replies "I dont hate it"
301, 302, 303

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