Absalom, Absalom! by Faulkner: Themes & Analysis


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Who is Rosa Coldfield?

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1. How was Charles Bon related to Thomas Sutpen?

2. What happens to Charles on his and Judith's wedding day?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of Absalom, Absalom! There are certain concepts you will need to remember, such as identifying Rosa Coldfield and understanding the link between Thomas Sutpen and Charles Bon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Analyze what happened on the day Charles and Judith were married
  • Recall where Quentin went to college
  • Identify the war in which Henry, Thomas, and Charles served

Skills Practiced

Here are a few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Absalom, Absalom!
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characters in this literary work and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the happenings of Charles and Judith

Additional Learning

You'll be able to learn more about this novel with the lesson entitled Absalom, Absalom! by Faulkner: Themes & Analysis. After the lesson, you should have retained these following study points:

  • Recognize the role of Thomas Sutpen
  • Identify Sutpen's Hundred
  • Understand the prevalent themes in the storyline