The Sound and the Fury

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The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by history and legacy, the character's voices and actions mesh to create what is arguably Faulkner's masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century."I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire. ... I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it n.

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One of the greatest novels of the 20th-century follows the disintegration of former Southern aristocrats looked at in four different ways. The Sound and the Fury is considered William Faulkner’s ... Read full review

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Now that I've read The Sound and The Fury, it beckons me to read it again, to pick up on all the details I missed. I probably won't be doing that any time soon, however. Faulkner's tale of a decaying ... Read full review

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