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Go Down, Moses

William Faulkner

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Who is Old Ben?

Why does Lucas Beauchamp keep the fire burning in his hearth?

Who wins the poker game between Uncle Buddy and Hubert Beauchamp?

Why does Rider kill Birdsong?

Who teaches Isaac McCaslin how to hunt?

Who does General Compson want to ride Katie, the fearless mule?

How old is Isaac in "Delta Autumn"?

Why is Molly Beauchamp's grandson put to death in Illinois?

Why does Sophonsiba Beauchamp insist on calling the Beauchamp plantation "Warwick"?

Why does Lucas want to have George Wilkins sent to jail?

Why does the sheriff look the other way when the Birdsong boys lynch Rider?

Who first claims to see the giant buck in "The Old People"?

How does the little fyce-dog react to seeing Old Ben?

What does Isaac claim to believe in "Delta Autumn"?

Where does Molly seem to believe her grandson has gone?

Which man first touches Lion?

Which man sleeps with Lion?

How docs Isaac's wife try to convince him to reclaim the plantation?

How is Carothers Edmonds related the woman who bears his child?

What does Isaac infer from reading Buck and Buddy's old ledgers?

How does he come to that conclusion?

Which character is really Buddy McCaslin's son'

Which character acts as Isaac McCaslin's father?

Which character acts as Carothers Edmonds's mother?

What does Lucas use to help him search for the buried treasure?

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