Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury: Narrating Quentin's Mental Breakdown

Trace the mental breakdown and suicide of a character in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. After a close reading of chapter two, discussion focuses on Quentin’s watch and the symbolism of stunted times signifying the lack of success in the lives of the Copson family and in the Old South. Stream of consciousness as a narrative technique is also examined. Lesson two of the curriculum unit William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury.

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9th - 12th
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