ENGLISH 2 PAPER ON WILLIAM FAULKNER

ENGLISH 2 PAPER ON WILLIAM FAULKNER - As I Lay Dying...

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As I Lay Dying (1930); Sanctuary (1931); Light in August (1932); Absalom, Absalom (1936); The Wild Palms (1939) were written by William Faulkner. Although William Faulkner was a magnificent writer, at first glance he wouldn’t be considered an ideal role model. Faulkner was a High School dropout, but was given the opportunity to attend the University of Mississippi, but quit after three semesters. But then after looking at his life, William Faulkner is what an Ideal role model should be. He accomplished many personal goals in his life even though there were a lot of hardships to overcome. William Faulkner would always be known for his distinctive writing style as well as the characters that he created for his novels and short stories. William Falkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He was the oldest son of Murry Cuthbert Falkner and Maud Butler, who had three other boys. William Falkner brothers are; Murry Charles "Jack" Falkner; John Faulkner; Dean Swift Falkner. Falkner lived almost all of his life in Mississippi more specifically in Oxford. As a young child, he always showed an interest in writing. He first began drawing and writing poetry. Unfortunately, while in the 6 th grade he started losing interest in his studies. Eventually, he dropped out of High School and got a job as a bookkeeper. In High School, his sweetheart was Estelle Oldham, but while they dated she was also
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course ENGLISH 2 taught by Professor Harrison during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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ENGLISH 2 PAPER ON WILLIAM FAULKNER - As I Lay Dying...

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