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Toni Morrison, William Faulkner, and the Uses of Syntax and Language

cohesive literary glue that holds it all together. One of the ingredients of that glue is the use of language. His particular use ...

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner and Italics

cohesive literary glue that holds it all together. One of the ingredients of that glue is the use of language. His particular use ...

Complex Union of Marriage

does begin to notice the details of her life that she used to overlook, such as returning home, windblown and sunburned, and disco...

What Do You Care What Other People Think?, Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman, and Life Expectations

In five pages these 2 works by physicist and Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman are examined in terms of the author's inspirationa...

Characters of Helen and Annie in Ironweed by William Kennedy

This paper contrasts and compares these female characters and their life experiences described by William Kennedy in Ironweed in t...

For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls by Christopher Durang

Durang's satire of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is considered in this report of five pages in which the author's succes...

Backwoods of Canada by Catharine Parr Traill

For example, she is intrigued when the ship passes islands that have herd of cattle grazing on them. The captain explained that lo...

"Dry September" by William Faulkner

This essay pertains to Faulkner's short story "Dry September." The writer offers analysis of the plot and argues that Faulkner use...

Faulkner's Rose for Emily/Time Imagery

the narrator another instance where the town was concerned about Miss Emily and her home, which was over a smell, an awful smell o...

Women's Roles in Works by William Faulkner and Nathaniel Hawthorne

In four pages this paper examines these authors' perceptions of women as they are represented in characterizations of sin and good...

Zhang, Lahiri/Memoir and Short Story

was arrested by the cultural revolutionary forces and tortured for several months (Zhang 14). Otherwise, there was "usually enough...

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

reader with an insiders view on the Southern culture of the era because narrator frequently describes the reactions of the townspe...

Background and the Stories of William Faulkner

to Murry and Maud Butler Falkner, an "old south" family that remembered the Civil War - the familys patriarch, William Clark Falkn...

Life in America and the Works of William Carlos Williams and Carl Sandburg

Chicago are? Who knows?" Yet, there are evocative images that conjure images of the people that live there -- workers with big sho...

Protagonist's Insanity in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

It is clear early-on that it was common knowledge in the town that Emilys father was abusive -- if not physically, then certain m...

Narrator Reliability in 'Barn Burning' by William Faulkner

a feeling that his ferocious conviction in the rightness of his own actions would be of advantage to all whose interest lies with ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Other Examples of Eccentricity

are similar to Emilys. The characters discussed are Carrie, from the film "Carrie," Norman Bates from the film "Psycho," Eleanor f...

Early American Poetry

would end without seeing "half my days thats due" (line 13). This suggests that Bradstreet is giving birth in middle age, which s...

The Text and Film Versions of 'A Rose for Emily'

the characters talk and interact creates a very different setting for the story. It also limits how we envision the story that unf...

Colonel John Sartoris

In five pages this paper examines how William Faulkner's character Col. John Sartoris is presented somewhat differently in an anal...

A Reading of Faulkner's A Rose for Emily

This paper discusses the character of Emily in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily.' This five page paper has no outside referen...

Short Stories of William Faulkner and Their Themes

In five pages this paper examines the themes featured in William Faulkner's short stories 'Dry September,' 'The Bear,' and 'A Rose...

Sam Shepard and William Faulkner on Family Dysfunction

In twenty pages twentieth century family dysfunction is considered in a comparative analysis of its portrayal in the characterizat...

William Faulkner's Character Joe Christmas and his Labels

lives, and all this really comes out as people and their relationships to the place that formed them (Smith ppg). Duality shown i...

Opposing Critical Perspectives on As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

In six pages this paper examines the opposing critical perspectives of Adams and Eldridge on William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. F...

Culture of the American South in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner'

In six pages this paper discusses the profound impact of the culture of the American South upon Emily Grierson in the short story ...

Nobility of Emily in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

secrets are inferred. That her father suppressed her sexuality and thwarted her womans life is clearly stated. The town assumes t...

Short Stories by William Faulkner Compared

of her life. One of the children asks her whats wrong: " I aint nothing but a nigger, Nancy said. It aint none of my fault " ("Tha...

Short Stories of William Faulkner and Southern Life

In eight pages this paper discusses how Southern life, history and geography are depicted in the short stories 'A Rose for Emily,'...