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Go Down, Moses | Study Guide

William Faulkner

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Go Down, Moses | Story Summaries


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Was In his old age Isaac McCaslin remembers a story from 1859 his cousin Cass Edmonds related to him. Tomey's Turl, a slave ... Read More
The Fire and the Hearth Lucas Beauchamp finds his illegal whiskey still in danger when George Wilkins, "a fool innocent of discretion, who soo... Read More
Pantaloon in Black After the funeral for his wife, Mannie, Rider takes over shoveling soil into her grave. When he finishes, his aunt, wh... Read More
The Old People At age 10, Isaac McCaslin joins his cousin Cass Edmonds for his annual deer hunting trip in November. Other members of... Read More
The Bear Now 16, Isaac accompanies the hunters on the annual November hunt. Since his early trips to the wilderness, Isaac has ... Read More
Delta Autumn In his old age Isaac accompanies Cass Edmonds's grandson Roth, now owner of the McCaslin plantation, on a November hunti... Read More
Go Down, Moses Near Chicago Samuel Worsham Beauchamp, age 26, gives his real name to a census taker before he is executed. Having liv... Read More
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