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Presence of the Dead Father in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In seven pages this paper examines how the social oppression of Southern women is represented through the constrictions Emily stil...

Southern Women's Treatment in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

This paper examines how women in America, particularly in the South, were treated as represented in 'A Rose for Emily,' a classic ...

Characters Analyzed in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

Character strengths and weaknesses and their family relationships are examined in this analysis of As I Lay Dying by William Faulk...

Darl as a Tragic Hero in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

The entire story of the Bundren family is tragic with its tale of poverty in the South and a family whose members are so caught up...

Great Minds Discuss Life's Meaning and Purpose

In five pages this paper examines how life's meaning and purpose are viewed by such great thinkers as Albert Camus, Friedrich Niet...

Characterizations and Settings of 'Barn Burning' by William Faulkner

This story by William Faulkner is examined in 5 pages in which characterizations and settings are analyzed. There are 5 sources c...

Margaret Atwood, William Faulkner and Their Fictional Depictions of Women

In five pages the fictional representations of women featured in The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood and As I Lay Dying by Will...

Southern Locations and Their Importance in the Works of William Faulkner

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

Literature and Analysis of Character, Theme, Symbols, and Setting

indescribable evil. Symbols always present another layer to a story, as well as another realm for questioning. Hawthornes repea...

Gender Issues Involved in Freedom from Slavery

In five pages the gender differences regarding freedom and slavery issues are considered within the context of the writings Uncle ...

Social Influence and 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

he recognizes the inconsistencies between the social representation of men and women, and is bold enough to comment upon them. Th...

U.S., Social Corruption, and Morality on the Decline

In six pages this paper examines America's declining morality and also considers social corruption and the breakdown of the family...

The Unvanquished by William Faulkner and Perceptions of Southern Women's Roles

Northerners make such a big deal out of something that wasnt originally a big deal to Southerners at all. Bayards Granny, like man...

The Hamlet Novel Analysis

In a paper consisting of seven and a half pages the ways in which the transition from Old to New South are conveyed by William Fau...

That Evening Sun by William Faulkner, Nancy and the Children

In four pages That Evening Sun by William Faulkner is examines in a consideration of the interaction between the children and Nanc...

Creative Writing Paper Sample

you keep me around." Okay, so Im a pushover where hes concerned, but I have to say in my defense that I still wasnt sold on the w...

William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Modernism

her best friend, about Joe Starks, who is an ambitious man that soon becomes the mayor of a small town called Eatonville. But Jani...

Values According to William Faulkner, Willa Cather, and D.H. Lawrence

sort of injustice, it would have engendered a certain amount of sympathy for him in the reader. Faulkner goes to great lengths to ...

Emily Dickinson's Private Affairs and Their Influence on Her Poetry

born (The Life of Emily Dickinson). Although her childhood was typical of most, by the time she was a young adult she had retreat...

Insanity in Literature

In nine pages this paper examines how insanity is thematically and symbolically portrayed the short stories 'The Lottery' by Shirl...

Death of Addie Bundren in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

death, Addie exerts control over her family because they seek--by fulfilling her last wish--to somehow make a connection with her ...

Revelation of Colonel Sartoris Snopes in 'Barn Burning' by William Faulkner

or not he should warn the de Spains illustrate the strength of family loyalty or as Faulkner calls it "the old fierce pull of bloo...

Jack Kerouac

A 6 page overview of the life of this famous writer. Kerouac's early life experiences were a tremendous impact on his later writi...

Scholarly Criticism of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

to admit for three days that he was dead. The narrator says, "We did not say she was crazy then. We believed she had to do that. W...

Joyce, Faulkner, Poe, and Their Short Stories' Gender Relationships

In five pages this paper examines the gender relationships featured in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner, 'Ligeia' by Edgar A...

Storytelling and the Past

In five pages this paper examines how perspectives on the past manifest themselves in the storytelling of 'How to Tell a True War ...

Three Short Stories Set in the American South

this story that Dees mother has always secretly longed for acceptance from Dee. Mrs. Johnson was always amazed by her daughters "...

The Sound and the Fury Novel Analysis

father -- by playing creatively on and within its margins" (239). According to Gwin, in the patriarchal order Faulkner has establ...

Monstrous Aspects of The Hamlet by William Faulkner

The Hamlet is Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi. This is a "dark world" that is haunted by the past, particularly the legacy of sl...

Comparative Analysis of the Characters in Works by William Faulkner and John Steinbeck

kills them when hes trying to pet them, not realizing his own strength. His strength, in fact, is his downfall - when he first mee...