Cliffs Notes On Faulkner S As I Lay Dying

Author: James L. Roberts
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Presents a guide to understanding William Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying," examining the life of the author, discussing the structure and narrative technique employed in the novel, featuring analysis and commentary on individual sections, and including character notes, and other study aids.

Cliffsnotes On Faulkner S As I Lay Dying

Author: James L Roberts
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544179684
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. CliffsNotes on As I Lay Dying takes you into the lives of not one, but several narrators in this novel about the value of life. The central problem of the novel involves the reasons for Addie’s request to be buried and why her family defies fire and water to fulfill it. This study guide will guide you through the plot of the novel and through the process of analyzing each character’s problems and motivations. Other features that help you study include Information on the life and background of William Faulkner A character list to help clarify relationships among the many narrators Analysis and commentary on each section of the book Critical essays In-depth character analyses Review questions and suggested essay topics Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

As I Lay Dying

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307792161
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“I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.” —William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos. Considered one of the most influential novels in American fiction in structure, style, and drama, As I Lay Dying is a true 20th-century classic. This edition reproduces the corrected text of As I Lay Dying as established in 1985 by Noel Polk.

Paradise

Author: Toni Morrison
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0804169888
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This story set in Ruby, Oklahoma is about an African American community.

Intruder In The Dust

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443421200
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As Lucas Beauchamp sits in jail after being accused of shooting a white man in cold blood, he asks his uncle, a lawyer, for help. The case hinges upon the type of bullet killed the man—and Lucas swears if they dig up the body, it won’t be one that came from his gun. When his uncle refuses to help him, two teenagers, along with a wily septuagenarian, take justice into their own hands. In Intruder in the Dust, (his fourteenth novel,) author William Faulkner explores themes of social justice in the racially charged south, as the truth surrounding the murder case finally comes to light. The character of Lucas Beauchamp was first introduced in the short story, “The Fire and the Heart,” included both here and in the collection, Go Down, Moses. Intruder in the Dust was made into a feature film in 1949, and was shot in Faulkner’s home town of Oxford, Mississippi. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Salvage The Bones

Author: Jesmyn Ward
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140882700X
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WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2011

As I Lay Dying Maxnotes Literature Guides

Author: Wendy Ellen Waisala
Publisher: Research & Education Assoc.
ISBN: 0738673331
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REA's MAXnotes for William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.

Requiem For A Nun

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307792447
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The sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational novel Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary. Temple is now married to Gowan Stevens. The book begins when the death sentence is pronounced on the nurse Nancy for the murder of Temple and Gowan’s child. In an attempt to save her, Temple goes to see the judge to confess her own guilt. Told partly in prose, partly in play form, Requiem for a Nun is a haunting exploration of the impact of the past on the present.

The Mansion

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307791998
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The Mansion completes Faulkner’s great trilogy of the Snopes family in the mythical county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi, which also includes The Hamlet and The Town. Beginning with the murder of Jack Houston and ending with the murder of Flem Snopes, it traces the downfall of the indomitable post-bellum family who managed to seize control of the town of Jefferson within a generation.

Light In August

Author: William Faulkner
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446485528
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A landmark in American fiction, Light in August explores Faulkner's central theme: the nature of evil. Joe Christmas - a man doomed, deracinated and alone - wanders the Deep South in search of an identity, and a place in society. After killing his perverted God-fearing lover, it becomes inevitable that he is pursued by a lynch-hungry mob. Yet after the sacrifice, there is new life, a determined ray of light in Faulkner's complex and tragic world.