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William Faulkner

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Literature: Its Value, Its Intimidation, And My Journey

My take (and also to chime in on the present discourse) is simple: we need to stop perceiving Literature as a subject or academic discipline per se. Continue reading

William Faulkner’s The Sound And The Fury

1. Faulkner’s “stream of consciousness” narrative style. “The Sound And The Fury” appropriately showcases Faulkner’s mastery of the “stream of consciousness” narrative style; giving significant life and additional perspectives to the characters of Benjy, Quentin and Jason. The first-person narrative manner in the initial three chapters grants the reader access to a full range of … Continue reading

William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying

1. So many narrators, so many perspectives, so many chapters. Faulkner’s novel can be quite confusing – especially in the beginning – with its extensive assortment of characters and narrators. Each chapter is actually considerably short, and the characters take turns in narrating the events from their points of view; with Darl dominating most of … Continue reading

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