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Unfortunately, Faulkner never got to experience combat and soon returned to his hometown of Oxford, Mississippi. (Dr... ... middle of paper ... ... from goodreads.com). Faulkner didn’t live to write; he lived through writing. And as his novels and short stories are passed on through generations, so will he. William Faulkner could have “merely endured” and his story would have finished with his life but to endure is to fail.
He entered the university in 1913 where “he worked on the university's literary and humor magazines, the Ohio State Lantern and the Sun-Dial” (Gale). Thurber, unfortunately, did not complete his study and left Ohio State University in 1918. Thurber explained that he could not pass a required botany class because of an eye injury he had suffered as a child while playing William Tell with his older brother (Gale). The arrow that hit one of his eyes contributed to the total blindness he would eventually suffer in 1951. The injury, as well, kept him out of the military, limiting him from masculinity positions.
p. 3 # Curly, p.84 # Ibid, p.84 # Wiseman, p.1 # Bryfonski, Dedria. Contemporary Literary Criticism. vol 7. (Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1977) p.153 # Wiseman, p.4