to have to flee. He has a distinct lack of respect for authority and reacts viciously at even the smallest slight. Even though his actions cause his family to suffer, he has no empathy for their pain and only cares for making anyone that crosses him suffer.
Abner Snopes rules his family with an iron fist and expects them to completely obey any order he gives not matter how immoral or heinous. Sartoris Snopes does not agree with the way his father acts and instead displays moral behavior. He is driven to stop his father to ensure justice is served. Sartoris lives with constant dread his Father will do something bad that causes them to once again to have to leave their home. At their last residence the farmer