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  • Faulkner's First Book
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    Faulkner, William (1897-1962), American novelist, known for his epic portrayal, in some 20 novels, of the tragic conflict between the old and the new South. Faulkner's complex plots and narrative style alienated many readers of his early works, but he was recognized later as one of the greatest American writers. Born in New Albany, Mississippi, Faulkner was raised in nearby Oxford as the oldest of four sons of an old-line southern family. In 1915 he dropped out of high school, which he detested,...
  • Faulkner's Southern Themes Present
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    William Faulkner is recognized by most individuals as one of the greatest American writers of all times. Though only a limited amount about his life before 1950 is known, critics such as Edmond Volpe have linked his experiences, beginning with his childhood, to many of his fictional works. Faulkner was born and raised in the South, specifically Oxford Mississippi. He lived there for most of his life and now rests there eternally. He not only learned about Southern traditions and people but lived...
  • William Faulkner
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    William Faulkner: The Quintessential Southern Writer On September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, a son was born to Murry Cuthbert and Maud Butler Falkner. This baby, born into a proud, genteel Southern family, would become a mischievous boy, an indifferent student, and drop out of school; yet "his mother's faith in him was absolutely unshakable. When so many others easily and confidently pronounced her son a failure, she insisted that he was a genius and that the world would come to recogn...
  • Structure Of A Faulkner Novel
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    SOUTHERNER S ATTITUDES TOWARDS AFRICAN AMERICANS IN WILLIAM FAULKNER S FICTION William Faulkner in his novels, The Sound and the Fury, The Intruder In The Dust, and Go Down, Moses written in 1929, 1948, and 1942 shows that Southerners treat African-Americans poorly not only in his fiction but as well as in history. In an attempt to create a saga of his own, Faulkner invented many characters from the historic South. He was known as a Southern American novelist and therefore set his fiction in ima...
  • External In The Novel Absalom
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    YARN OF ABSALOM, ABSALOM! There are many unanswered questions concerning the novel Absalom, Absalom! , what exactly its author intended to get across through it or what he actually did with it. Many critics believe he just never reached a single and final intention, so he just left the final authorities in question, and he may have liked it that way (Parker 16). While others believe he was just careless and forgetful, leaving dangling ends with the elements of earlier designs that obtrude themse...
  • Novel With Several View Points Faulkner
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    William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi where he became a high school drop out and was forced to work with grandfather at a bank. In 1925 Faulkner moved to New Orleans and worked as a journalist, here he met the American Sherwood Andersen, a famous short-story writer. Anderson convinced Faulkner that writing about the people and places he could identify with would improve his career as a writer. After atrip to Europe, Faulkner began to write of the fictitious Yoknapatawpha County, w...
  • William Culbert Faulkner
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    William Faulkner Although leading the life of an educated writer William Culbert Faulkner experienced the times of his life as a Hollywood writer. Probably known as the most famous writer / author of his time Faulkner adapted to his new lifestyles rapidly, and still remained well known in both the movie and book industries. Faulkner was born September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. His named was inherited from his grandfather William Clark Faulkner, a skilled businessman and writer. After ...
  • 1929 Faulkner
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    William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, as the oldest of four sons of Murray Charles Faulkner and Maud (Butler) Faulkner. While he was still a child, the family settled in Oxford in north-central Mississippi. Faulkner lived most of his life in the town. About the age of 13, he began to write poetry. At the Oxford High School he played quarterback on football team and suffered a broken nose. Before graduating he dropped out school and worked briefly in his grandfather's bank. After ...
  • Stories Of William Faulkner
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    Works Cited Broods, Clean th, and Robert Penn Warren. Understanding Fiction. New York: F.S. Crofts, 1943. Pages 409-414. Faulkner, William. Collected Stories of William Faulkner. New York: Random House, 1950. Mack, Maynard. Ed. The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. 6th edition. Vol. 2. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1992 Millgate, Michael. The Achievement of William Faulkner. New York: Random House, 1966. Minter, David. William Faulkner: His Life and Work. Baltimore, Maryland: The J...
  • Joe Christmas With Wood
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    Light in August, a novel written by the well-known author, William Faulkner, can definitely be interpreted in many ways. However, one fairly obvious prospective is through a religious standpoint. It is difficult, nearly impossible, to construe Light in August without noting the Christian parallels. Faulkner gives us proof that a Christian symbolic interpretation is valid. Certain facts of these parallels are inescapable and there are many guideposts to this idea. For instance, there is Joe Chris...
  • Miller The Aspect Of Faulkner
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    Faulkner's Faults The Civil War plays a significant part in the literary world of William Faulkner. Although only The Unvanquished and several short stories deal entirely with the wartime period, this time period plays an important part in a number of his novels. Most of Faulkner's fiction deals with the defeat of the South or the effects of that defeat. It is rare to find one of his characters who is not conscious of the Civil War. In Douglas Miller's article he attempts to examine the way in w...
  • Strong And Weak Acids And Bases
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    Titration Lab The study of acid-base titrations involves consideration of the reactants which occur between acids and bases. For this purpose, it is convenient to distinguish between strong and weak acids and bases. The term "strong" usually refers to a substance which is completely dissociated with itself. A Catcher In The Rye This novel is a first person narrative novel. The main character Holden Caulfield tells the novel. The first few chapters are about how the private school he attended "Ga...
  • Point Of View Of Dying
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    As I Lay Dying, a story about a Mississippi family, cost William Faulkner only about six weeks of his life to complete. However, the author was tremendously disappointed with his tour de force (Cowley 25), and hardly wanted it published. Harrison (Hal) Smith, Faulkner's associate publisher, persuaded him to publish it, but only made 2,522 copies (Oates 96), which upset Faulkner immensely. Although it wasn't a best-seller, Dying was considered a candidate for one of Faulkner's five most important...

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