1. What award did he receive in 1950?
In 1950 Faulkner received the Nobel Prize and, at home, the National Book Award.
2. How did Faulkner regard his major works?
Faulkner regarded his major works as a “saga,” a reconstruction of the life of Yoknapatawpha County, his fictional name for Lafayette County in northern Mississippi, where he lived at Oxford (the "Jefferson" of his novels).
3. “The novels of the cycle move on several planes of southern society.” Explain.
“The novels of the cycle move on several planes of southern society,” means that Faulkner wrote about many levels of southern society. He wrote about society with political and financial control, poor whites, blacks of the time and societies of different generations. …show more content…
What does Abner do when he enters Major de Spain’s home?
When Abner enters Major de Spain’s home he pushes past the man that answers the door and tracks mud onto Mrs. de Spain’s white rug.
12. What does Sarty do at the end of the story?
At the end of the story Sarty warned Major de Spain of Abnor’s intent to burn Mr. de Spain’s barn. After the story of the news plays out, Sarty heads away from his home toward the dark woods and does not look back.
13. What awards did he receive? When?
Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 and the Nobel Prize in 1954.
14. “Hemingway embraced the cult of experience.” Discuss three of his life experiences.
Hemingway was in volunteer war service with an American ambulance unit in France. He gained transfer to the Italian front and was seriously wounded. He covered the Greco-Turkish War and was appointed a Paris correspondent.
15. What was Hemingway’s inspiration?
Hemingway’s inspiration was war, both as a personal and symbolic experience and as a continuing condition of humankind.
16. In Hemingway’s “Big Two-Hearted River: Part I,” what had recently happened to the landscape?
In Hemingway’s “Big Two-Hearted River: Part I,” the landscape had recently been burned.
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