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  • Aspect Of Faulkner's Work
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    Response to the Faulkner Short Stories In each of these stories, Faulkner communicates to the reader through very strange characters. In "Was", we hear of a story that basically stems around a runaway slave. The two Uncles are very stereotypical. The other owner was also very stereotypical. Basically, in this story, the white men are trying to apprehend a slave that has run off to see his girl. However, the story then progresses into a standoff between the white owners. They bet each other on ve...
  • Hawthornes Young Goodman Brown
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    Hawthorne to Faulkner: The Evolution of the Short Story Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Faulkners short stories Young Goodman Brown and A Rose for Emily use a moral to endorse particular ideals or values. Through their characters examination and evaluation of one another, the authors lesson is brought forth. The authors style of preaching morals is reminiscent of the fables of Aesop and the religious parables of the Old and New Testament. The reader is faced with a life lesson after reading Hawt...
  • William Faulkner's Short Story Barn Burning
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    The Southern Social Themes of Barn Burning William Faulkner undoubtedly ranks one of the best and most influential writers both in America and in history. Among his various works of art, the most famous ones are those set in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, which is molded out of his "native soil". Despite their Southern setting, these works convey something universally true. As Faulkner often claims, he is just a story-teller, telling about man in conflict, about how he "endures and prevails...
  • Subject Of Faulkner In Relation To Women
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    Faulkner's Works A Breadth of Social Vision In Faulkner's works, his distinctive achievement was to combine a penetrating grasp of individual consciousness the story behind every brow with a remarkable breadth of social vision. His writings encompassed with many different types of people equal authority aristocrats and poor whites; black people and Indians; old maids and matriarchs; Christ-like scapegoats and pathological murderers; intellectuals and idiots (S tandberg 1). Faulkner created a bod...
  • Faulkner Novel
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    I have both negative and positive things to say about William Faulkner's novel As I Lay Dying. In the book Faulkner uses a very unique approach for narration. He has very strong sentences and vocabulary, but the story itself was too strange and warped for my enjoyment. Nevertheless there is a vibe given off in this Faulkner Novel that make it a timeless classic. When I started reading this book it only took me the first few chapters to notice that the vocabulary and sentence structure are superb...
  • Faulkner's Use Of Plot
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    Faulkner's Plot Priority In "A Rose For Emily", by William Faulkner, plot plays an important role in how the story is played out. Faulkner does not use chronological order in this short story. Instead, he uses an order that has many twists and turns. It appears to have no relevance while being read, but in turn, plays an important role in how the story is interpreted by the reader. Why does Faulkner present the plot of this story in this manner? How does it affect the reader? What does the convo...
  • 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...
  • Dry September William Faulkner
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    DRY SEPTEMBER William Faulkner claimed he was trying to fit the whole world between the capital letter at the beginning and the period at the end of a sentence, and that's why his sentences tended to be so long. In the very first sentence of his short story Dry September, he manages to establish the beginning of a world, its dark mood, and point the reader in the direction of the story's theme. Through the bloody September twilight, aftermath of 62 rainless days, it had gone like a fire in dry g...
  • Variety Of Styles And Themes
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    One of the greatest writers of the 20th century is William Faulkner. He was born and raised in the southern state of Mississippi which greatly influenced his style of writing. Faulkner liked to use a variety of styles and themes in his works. In one of his most famous books, As I Lay Dying, he uses streams of consciousness, while in, A Rose for Emily, his style and theme is very morbid and grotesque. He chose a much more down to earth style of writing in his short story, Dilsey. Faulkner's choic...
  • Consistent Part Of Faulkner's Short Stories
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    Composition II Research Paper Rough Draft title In "The Bear" by William Faulkner, there are several different personalities and attitudes that come into play at various times in the story. The story is told from the perspective of Isaac McCaslin, the boy of the story and one of the main characters as well, and many critics feel that this was "probably a projection of Faulkner's own youthful self" (Monarch Notes 5). Isaac was of the aristocratic class of people who were a part of the South, and ...
  • Stories Faulkner
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    William Faulkner first published story was A Rose for Emily. He wrote many stories after this but one particular that can be compared to this story is a Light in August. Throughout both of these works Faulkner uses his own events from his home in Mississippi and focuses on the themes relating to the ruins of the Deep South in the post- Civil War era. Also in both of these stories he shows how cruel and hard society can be towards individuals and towards certain races, especially those in love. M...
  • Kids For Mrs Compson
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    The Sound And The Fury was written by William Faulkner in 1929. Faulkner was born in Mississippi and grew up in the South. The book is based around the Compson family. It shows the different steps that the family takes, which in the end, leads to annihilation of the Compson family. The fall of the family name symbolizes the region in the South during the time period of Faulkner's life. The book also gives off the feeling that Faulkner believed that life was without meaning, and in the end time o...
  • Rose To Miss Emily
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    A Perspective Look At "A Rose ForA Perspective Look At "A Rose For Emily' A Perspective Look at? A Rose for Emily? Outline Thesis: As any reader can see, ? A Rose for Emily? is one of the most authentic short stories by Faulkner. His use of characterization, narration, foreshadowing, and symbolism are four key factors to why Faulkner's work is idealistic to all readers. Introduction Short biographical description. William Faulkner? A Rose for Emily? Characterization Emily as the protagonist. The...
  • Mental Picture Of Emily's House
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    The Impact of Imagery The use of imagery in a short story has a great deal of effect on the impact of the story. A story with effective imagery will give the reader a clear mental picture of what is happening and enhance what the writer is trying to convey to the reader. William Faulkner exhibits excellent imagery that portrays vivid illustrations in ones mind that enhances, ? A Rose for Emily? The following paragraphs will demonstrate how Faulkner uses imagery to illustrate descriptive pictures...
  • Collection Of Faulkner's Best Hunting Stories
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    The Bear, ' "The Old People, ' "A Bear Hunt, ' "Race at Morning'– some of Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner's most famous stories are collected in this volume– in which he observed, celebrated, and mourned the fragile otherness that is nature, as well as the cruelty and humanity of men. "Contains some of Faulkner's best work. ' From the Publisher Faulkner was an avid hunter, as well as one of America's greatest writers. The Big Woods is a collection of Faulkner's best hunti...
  • Faulkner's Great Grandfather
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    Biographical Influences Essay Of William Faulkner Essay, Biographical Influences Essay Of William Faulkner Biographical Influences Essay William Faulkner was a quite man who rarely spoke to anyone. Although he did not graduate High School, Faulkner had an innate ability to remember even the slightest detail of things he heard. The past has always played a role in the telling of most of his stories. However, before we can understand his style of writing, it is important to understand what influen...

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