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“Barn Burning”

A critical review of “Barn Burning” by William Faulkner “Barn Burning” is a sad story because it very clearly shows the classical struggle between the “privileged” and the “underprivileged” classes. Time after time emotions of despair surface from both the protagonist and the antagonist involved in the story. This story outlines two distinct protagonists and […]

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“The Unvaquished”, By William Faulkner

This paper presents a critical review of William Faulkner’s “The Unvanquished”, focusing on the battle between the two philosophies of idealism and pragmatism Though Faulkner’s The Unvanquished is set during the Civil War, another war is being fought simultaneously. This second war is not one of guns and thievery, but one of beliefs. It is […]

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“As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner

A commentary on one of Darl’s sections of William Faulkner’s literary work, “As I Lay Dying” “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner Most authors have certain styles that result in bringing across certain ideas. In As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner uses a subtle and discreet narrative manner to bring forth important pieces of […]

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“As I Lay Dying”

An analysis of William Faulkner’s novel, “As I Lay Dying” As I Lay Dying William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying is a novel about how the conflicting agendas within a family tear it apart. Every member of the family is to a degree responsible for what goes wrong, but none more than Anse. Anse’s laziness […]

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“Absalom, Absalom!”

A review of the book “Absalom, Absalom!” by William Faulkner Guilt should be viewed through the eyes of more than one person, southern or otherwise. William Faulkner filters the story, Absalom, Absalom!, through several minds providing the reader with a dilution of its representation. Miss Rosa, frustrated, lonely, mad, is unable to answer her own […]

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