Dry September | Study Guide

William Faulkner

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Overview

Author

William Faulkner

Year Published

1931

Type

Short Story

Genre

Tragedy

Perspective and Narrator

"Dry September" is told by a third-person limited narrator who describes the characters' pasts in detail.

Tense

"Dry September" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

"Dry September" refers to a month at the end of a summer in which there has been little rain. One of the characters states that the weather is enough to make a man do anything which suggests that the dry, hot summer has a role in the supposed crime and the events that happen during the story.

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