cormac mccarthy’s compound words 3

Once Suttree escapes to its narrative proper the density of my quarry seems to drop a bit.

(Vintage International, p. 7)

-mudstained

-woodknots

-nailedheads

-cupracers

-photoplates

(p.8)

-keelboats

-underbellies

-mudblack

-windtilted

-forenoon

(p.9)

-bowplanks

-boxcars

-brickcolored

-windowdummy (“he looked like a windowdummy save for his face”)

-lemoncolored

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~ by ironcupshrug on 11/26/2009.

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