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Skirmish at Sartoris: Chapters 1-3 Summary

Aunt Louis and Drusilla are not reconciled. Louisa was appalled when Drusilla left home to join John's regiment and, now that they are home, she is convinced that Drusilla has shamed the entire family by sleeping with John Sartoris. Louisa has written to Mrs. Compson, a former friend of Granny's, and asked her to intervene on her behalf. Drusilla has taken her role as a re-builder of John's home, along with Bayard, Ringo and Joby. Having seen the living quarters in the former slave cabins, Mrs. Compson and other ladies of the town have determined that John and Drusilla are engaged in fornication. When Drusilla refuses to move into town with them, they inform Aunt Louisa by letter.

Aunt Louisa arrives, beating Drusilla and forcing her to wear dresses. The cabins have been divided between the men and women...

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