Essays on The Sound and The Fury

The Sound And The Fury: Compson Women Evolution

 In The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner presents an escalation of selfishness in the Compson women reflecting the exacerbation of destructive behaviours as generations evolve. The initiation of such behaviours is presented by Caroline Compson’s selfishness, self pity and self absorption. In Benjy’s section, Caroline speaks to Jason on the way “to the cemetery,”...
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The Sound And The Fury: Jason Analysis

In William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner exemplifies that Jason’s hostile actions are the result of his obligation to protect the Compson name. Jason’s desire to uphold his family name is clear in his actions towards his niece, Ms. Quentin. While driving in the car together, Quentin says she never uses Jason’s money...
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The Sound And The Fury: Benjy Analysis

Written in 1929 William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury is regarded as one of the most difficult to interpret American novels due to its challenging narrative style. The novel is structured by the narration of four sections with three being told in the stream of consciousness of Benjy, Quinten, and Jason Compson with the...
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