'Barn Burning' and Symbolism
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In this article, the writer provides an analysis of the use of symbolism in William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning." The analysis maintains that Faulkner uses a variety of symbols to define the characters of Abner and Sarty in the story as well as the conflict between them and Old and New South.
From the Paper:"It is not unusual in the fiction of William Faulkner to find families in the south in conflict. This conflict often entails conflict between the old and new generation both culturally and in terms of family. In Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' the author illustrates such a conflict between the old and new generation and between Abner Snopes and his son Sarty. Poor and lower-class Abner Snopes has distinctions of class made for him. His resentment of his place in society causes him to rebel against the ..."
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