Uncover the connections between William Faulkner and Juan Rulfo's literature, especially between Absalom, Absalom! and Pedro Páramo. Background information is given on both authors, and topics such as patriarchy, race, and incest are treated. Though Rulfo never acknowledged a debt to Faulkner, this presentation looks at some interesting crossover. Go over this in a higher-level literature course while reading one of the two books mentioned.