Absalom4 - defeated by passions and ambitions beyond the...

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Absalom, Absalom Absalom, Absalom! is often considered Faulkner's greatest achievement. It is also his greatest condemnation of the morals, mores, and ethics of his own southern culture. In this story of incest, fratricide, lust, ambition, and slavery, Faulkner presents a cumulative view of man being
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Unformatted text preview: defeated by passions and ambitions beyond the scope of humanitarian ethics. Yet, even in condemning the values of the southern culture, Faulkner is able to present his material with excellent control and esthetic distance....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ENG 2310 at Texas State.

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