The Sound and the Fury | Study Guide

William Faulkner

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April Seventh, 1928 Luster is in charge of Benjy, a mentally challenged man. Benjy does not speak, but he moans or bellows when distressed. ... Read More
June Second, 1910 The oldest Compson son, Quentin, who is living in a dormitory and finishing his first year at Harvard University in Camb... Read More
April Sixth, 1928 The third section of the novel is narrated by Jason, the middle Compson son, and follows him during the course of a day.... Read More
April Eighth, 1928 Narrated by the omniscient author, this final part of the novel opens at dawn on a cold Easter morning with a long descr... Read More
Appendix Written by William Faulkner in 1945, 16 years after The Sound and the Fury was initially published, the Appendix first a... Read More
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