The Works of William Faulkner Essay by hicaliber

The Works of William Faulkner
This paper discusses several works by William Faulkner.
# 93967 | 1,352 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 16, 2007 in Literature (American) , Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes several works by William Faulkner. Specifically, it contains an analysis relating the author's life experiences to the writing he produced. The author believes that Faulkner's literary yet readable work endures because it captures the life and times of Southerners, resounding with their language, lifestyles, and customs. Additionally, the paper emphasizes Faulkner's use of setting as a powerful literary device.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Allen, Sharon Lubkemann. "Dispossessed Sons and Displaced Meaning in Faulkner's Modern Cosmos." The Mississippi Quarterly 50.3 (1997): 427+.
  • Bergman, Jill. "'This Was the Answer to It': Sexuality and Maternity in 'As I Lay Dying'." The Mississippi Quarterly 49.3 (1996): 393.
  • Byrne, Mary Ellen. "'Barn Burning'": A Story from the '30s." Teaching Faulkner. Southeast Missouri State University. 29 Aug. 2001. 21 April 2003. < >
  • Clark, Jim. "On William Faulkner." The Mississippi Quarterly 57.4 (2004): 659+.
  • Faulkner, William. Collected Stories of William Faulkner. New York: Random House, 1950. --. Light in August (Corrected Text). New York: Modern Library, 2002. --. The Sound and the Fury & As I Lay Dying. New York: Modern Library, 1946.

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