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  • William Cuthbert Faulkner
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    William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons born to Murry and Maud Butler Faulkner. He was named after his great-grandfather, William Clark Faulkner, the "Old Colonel", who had been killed eight years earlier in a duel with his former business partner in the streets of Ripley, Mississippi. A lawyer, politician, planter, businessman, Civil War colonel, railroad financier, and finally a best-selling writer (of the novel The White Ros...
  • Novels William Faulkner
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    American writer, William Cuthbert Faulkner, poet, and novelist has a style all his own. Varying talent from poetry to novels, critics can tell his style is different from the average writer. Williams style is easily identified by his repetition of words to his run on sentences. William is a clever twentieth century writer with his own writing style, a writer of poetry and novels; he is definitely one of the best authors of the century. William was born in 1897 and died in 1962. William was born ...
  • 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...
  • William Faulkner
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    The Southern Grown Faulkner William Cuthbert Falkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He was the eldest of four brothers from Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (later in his life he restored the "u" to the family name). As a child William always had a strong interest in the arts. He enjoyed painting, writing poetry and other forms of art. During his elementary years William excelled and skipped the second grade (Helmster). However during his early teens he began to waiver a...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County
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    William Faulkner William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County, with Jefferson as its county seat, is both a mythical and actual place. Yoknapatawpha county is 2400 square miles in area and has a population of 15,611 persons. Jefferson has an actual jail, town square, old houses, and Old Frenchman's Place, even a railroad. Faulkner's'Yoknapatawpha County' is in reality Lafayette County, and 'Jefferson' is actually Oxford. The Faulkner family lived there since before the Civil War. This is where most o...
  • Faulkner's Controversial Writing And Personal Life
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    William Faulkner William Faulkner is one of America's most talked about writers and his work should be included in any literary canon for several reasons. After reading a few of his short stories, it becomes clear that Faulkner's works have uniqueness to them. One of the qualities that make William Faulkner's writings different is his close connection with the South. Gwendolyn Charbnier states, 'Besides the sociological factors that influence Faulkner's work, biographical factors are of great im...
  • Faulkners Point Of View Of Southern History
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    William Faulkner in his novel The Bear 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. The use of symbolism, dialect, and structure help to produce a racial theme in which evil and injustice of the world turn a white against a black. From Faulkners point of view of Southern history, God created and man himself cursed and tainted. In other ...
  • 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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