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“The Dixie Limited,” Part Two

(continued from an earlier post, “The Dixie Limited, Part One”) As brother Jason Compson begins his narration in the third section, “April Sixth, 1928,” of The Sound and the Fury, the anger and resentment ooze off the page. By now we have heard from Benjy and from Quentin, and it is Jason’s turn to comment on the family’s ruination. What was once a great and prosperous family has been reduced to circumstances befitting an episode of  Dateline with that deep-voiced reporter Keith Morrison. Their terminally ill mother cannot control her… Read more “The Dixie Limited,” Part Two