A Faulkner Glossary
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Natalie: A local
girl whom Quentin kissed, and
about whom his sister Caddy
taunted him in The Sound and the Fury.
Caroline (Aunt Callie): An elderly black woman who once worked for
the Mahons and helped raise Donald
in Soldiers' Pay. When Donald returned home,
she and her grandson Loosh came to visit him.
A veteran of World War I and grandson to 'Aunt
Callie" Nelson in Soldiers' Pay.
Before the war, he worked for the Mahons. Still wearing his army uniform, he
came to visit Donald.
New Hope: A small
settlement near Frenchman's Bend,
about three miles from Anse Bundren's
house, where Anse's family is buried. Armstid
recommended in As I Lay Dying that Anse
bury Addie there rather than
going all the way to Jefferson
because a flood had swept away the bridges across the Yoknapatawpha
New Valois: A
city in Louisiana, based closely upon New Orleans, which was the setting for
Branch Bridge: A bridge on the road between Beat
Four and Jefferson in Intruder
in the Dust.