CliffsNotes on Faulkner's Short Stories

by James Roberts

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780822004776
  • ISBN-10: 0822004771
  • Pages: 72
  • Publication Date: 12/31/1997
  • Carton Quantity: 99

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    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

    CliffsNotes on Faulkner’s Short Stories explores five of William Faulkner’s psychologically complex narratives: A Rose for Emily, That Evening Sun, Barn Burning, Dry September, and Spotted Horses.

    Follow a common thread of Southern mores and prejudices as the author from Mississippi masterfully creates enduring settings and characters. This concise supplement includes commentaries and glossaries on all five short stories. Other features that help you understand these important works are

    • Background on the author
    • An introduction to YoknapatawphaCounty, the mythical county seating of Faulkner’s making
    • Critical essay on the author’s style
    • An interactive quiz, review questions, and suggested essay topics

    Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.


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