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These next three sections function as a type of interlude. They take the reader away from the funeral  procession for a few moments, and we go briefly back into time. In a sense, Cora's section functions  as an introduction to Addie's section, which is then followed by Whitfield's section. One of Faulkner's greatnesses is the care that he lavishes on his minor characters. They stand out  as separate entities along with their function of illuminating one of the major characters. Here, Cora,  a minor character, receives that attention which causes her to become one of the memorable minor  characters. Faulkner has perfectly captured the religious fanatic who spouts forth superficial religious  axioms. But in reality she possesses a great deal of pride in being or thinking that she is humble. For 
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