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  • William Faulkner

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    William Faulkner once said, “It is the writer's privilege to help man endure by lifting his heart." (Quoted from As a writer, William Faulkner embraced writing as an art form and brought out the true beauty in literature. Denied by many throughout his life, Faulkner was accepted into the world of literature as a literary genius. With his novel The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner presents a unique writing style that leaves the reader engrossed and eager for further reading. (Aiken 1188)

  • William Faulkner

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    William Faulkner Although leading the life of an educated writer William Culbert Faulkner experienced the times of his life as a Hollywood writer. Probably known as the most famous writer/author of his time Faulkner adapted to his new lifestyles rapidly, and still remained well known in both the movie and book industries. Faulkner was born September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. His named was inherited from his grandfather William Clark Faulkner, a skilled businessman and writer. After relocation

  • William Faulkner

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    artists, novelists, and writers; however, William Faulkner is uniquely categorized by many as one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. Faulkner became known for his diction and literary techniques. William Faulkner chronicled the history of Mississippi: however, his choice of universal themes made him a literary giant around the world. Faulkner achieved many great accomplishments without a high school diploma or college degree. Faulkner had proved to the world that Southern writers

  • William Faulkner

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    William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, as the oldest of four sons of Murray Charles Faulkner and Maud (Butler) Faulkner. While he was still a child, the family settled in Oxford in north-central Mississippi. Faulkner lived most of his life in the town. About the age of 13, he began to write poetry. At the Oxford High School he played quarterback on football team and suffered a broken nose. Before graduating he dropped out school and worked briefly in his grandfather's bank. After

  • William Faulkner

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    William Faulkner William Faulkner is one of America's most talked about writers and his work should be included in any literary canon for several reasons. After reading a few of his short stories, it becomes clear that Faulkner's works have uniqueness to them. One of the qualities that make William Faulkner's writings different is his close connection with the South. Gwendolyn Charbnier states, 'Besides the sociological factors that influence Faulkner's work, biographical factors are of great importance…';

  • William Faulkner

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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 where most

  • William Faulkner Essay

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    1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, William Faulkner was an American author who made readers understand the Southern life. His parents, Murry and Maud Falkner, named him after his great grandfather, William Clark Faulkner (William Faulkner: Olemiss). Faulkner‘s mother taught him what was right from wrong, to be loyal to one’s family, and the politics of sexuality and race, which would later be written about in some of Faulkner’s works (William Faulkner: Olemiss). Faulkner was a high school dropout and

  • William Faulkner Influence

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    William Faulkner’s work has influenced many people today. He is known for his use of words and his theme. William Faulkner is also known as one of the greatest American authors of the twentieth century. His greatest work is A Fable, which won a Pulitzer Prize. William Faulkner was raised a southern boy, whose writing was influenced by two people and one major event, and his greatest work A Fable. A preeminent figure in twentieth-century American literature, Faulkner created a profound and complex

  • William Faulkner is a Giant

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    but in the realm of American literature, William Faulkner is a giant.”(Padgett, He was a Nobel Prize- winning novelist and a short story writer. Faulkner was acclaimed as one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers. From The Sound and the Fury in 1929 to Go Down, Moses in 1942, was considered his greatest artistic achievement and accomplished more artistically then most artists in their lifetime of writing. (Padgett, William Cuthbert Falkner (as his named was then spelled)

  • William Faulkner- Writer

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    William Faulkner has won many award winning book writers.Faulkner was known for his famous books.His firstg novel, Soldiers pay (1926). Faulkner was born on September25 1897.He alsowas born in New Albany,Mississpp.He lives on fringe of student community at the University of Mississippi.He tries to enlist in armed forces, but is refused.He also works in New Haven,Connectit for winchester Gun factory.Change spelling of spelling of name from ''Faulkner'' to ''Faulkner''. As the eldest of the four sons