English 1102 Faulkner by McKinion

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English 1102 Faulkner by McKinion

  1. 1. How Mississippi’s Culture Influenced his Writings * William Faulkner
  2. 2. A southern belle refuses to adjust to post-Civil War society A Rose for Emily
  3. 3. Fictitious Yoknapatawpha County resembles Northern Mississippi
  4. 4. A courthouse with tobacco-stained columns likened to Oxford The Hill
  5. 5. Absalom Absalom! Characters fail who embrace racism
  6. 6. Miss Zilphia Gant Pride Romance Desperation
  7. 7. Tragic heroes fight new culture, customs, and industrialization
  8. 8. Hidden affairs between masters and slaves
  9. 9. Sartoris The erosion of prominent families

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