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  • William Faulkner

    William Faulkner QUICK FACTS * NAME: William Faulkner * OCCUPATION: Author * BIRTH DATE: September 25‚ 1897 * DEATH DATE: July 06‚ 1962 * EDUCATION: University of Mississippi * PLACE OF BIRTH: New Albany‚ Mississippi * PLACE OF DEATH: Byhalia‚ Mississippi * FULL NAME: William Cuthbert Faulkner * AKA: William Faulkner * ORIGINALLY: William Cuthbert Falkner * AKA: William Falkner BEST KNOWN FOR William Faulkner was a Nobel Prize-winning novelist of the

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    William Faulkner William Faulkner was an enormous man in literature despite the fact that he stood less than five foot six. He reshaped the way in which the world views literature today. Faulkner was one of the greatest influences to American culture of his time. In fact‚ his influence spread throughout many years to come. Faulkner started out as a child with a dream‚ and with this dream he redefined the literary society of America. William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25‚ 1897‚

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    ------------------------------------------------- William Faulkner William Faulkner (September 25‚ 1897 – July 6‚ 1962) was a Nobel Prize-winning American author. One of the most influential writers of the20th century‚ his reputation is based on his novels‚ novellas and short stories. He was also a published poet and an occasional screenwriter. Most of Faulkner’s works are set in his native state of Mississippi. He is considered one of the most important Southern writers along withMark Twain‚ Robert

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    William Faulkner William Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County‚ with Jefferson as its county seat‚ is both a mythical and actual place. Yoknapatawpha county is 2400 square miles in area and has a population of 15‚611 persons. Jefferson has an actual jail‚ town square‚ old houses‚ and Old Frenchman’s Place‚ even a railroad. Faulkner’s "Yoknapatawpha County" is in reality Lafayette County‚ and "Jefferson" is actually Oxford. The Faulkner family lived there since before the Civil War. This is

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  • William Faulkner Essay

    Gabriel Arcia 9 Honors English Mr. Settle April 18‚ 2010 William Faulkner’s Accomplishments William Faulkner stood 5’6” tall‚ but was a giant in the realm of Americans (Padgett). He is a great image of literature up to this date for his many contributions to American literary works. He has helped humanity discover how important literature and art is in America. He had accomplished more artistically over a decade than most writers in a lifetime (Padgett). Between the years 1927-1934‚ he

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  • Barn Burning William Faulkner

    Biography William Faulkner was born on September 25‚ 1897‚ in New Albany‚ Mississippi. During his adolescent years he was motivated to attend school and even skipped the second grade. Unfortunately‚ while becoming a young adult he grew less fond of his studies and dropped out of high school when he was fifteen. In 1918 he was rejected from the U.S Air Force since he did not meet weight and height requirements‚ he then returned home to Oxford‚ Mississippi. Faulkner attended University of

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  • "A Rose For Emily" - William Faulkner

    True Love and the Mentally Insane In “A Rose For Emily” by William Faulkner‚ published in 1931‚ he exposes the mentally instable and disturbed mind of Emily Grierson. The story describes a woman living in the American Deep South‚ in a town named Jefferson‚ between the 1850’s and 1920’s‚ when the class structure was very stratified/racially segregated. Faulkner portrays the story in five sections that are out of chronological order‚ making the story more interesting and compelling as the reader

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  • A Rose For Emily By William Faulkner

    William Faulkner is a well-known American writer‚ Nobel Prize‚ and the Pulitzer Prize laureate. He is famous for his novels‚ essays‚ screenplays‚ and short stories. It should be noted that Faulkner was a representative of modernist literature and as we all know‚ literary modernism was driven by a strong desire to change traditional principles of presentation and expression of the sensibilities of the time. “A Rose for Emily” is a good example of modernist literature and one of the most well-known

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  • William Faulkner Biographical Sketch

    American novelist and Nobel Prize recipient‚ William Faulkner‚ was born on September 25‚ 1897 in New Albany‚ Mississippi. He was the first of four children‚ where his family was deeply influenced by their home state and the overall culture and lifestyle of the American South. He experienced many different fields of literature through his career in media allowed him to write many essays‚ poems‚ novels‚ and stories. Many of his stories take place in Yoknapatawpha County‚ based on the Lafayette County

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  • A Rose for Emily-William Faulkner

    monstrosities. Topic sentences : 1. She deserves to live a better life. 2. She is not free to live her own life because of her father’s overprotection. 3. Her father’s overprotection results in monstrous deeds in her life. ESSAY William Faulkner‚ the laureate of Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950‚ is considered one of the most influential writers of twentieth century American Literature. His talent is greatly shown in “A Rose for Emily”‚ a dramatic story about Emily Grierson’s hard life

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