William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury": Narrating the Compson Family Decline and the Changing South


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In this unit of four lessons, from EDSITEment, students examine narrative structure and time, narrative voice/point of view, and symbolism throughout William Faulkner's novel, "The Sound and the Fury." Students engage in a close reading of the full novel, trace the decline of the Compson family, and participate in activities that prompt them to consider the changing narrative structure and voice throughout the novel and the relationship between such changes and characterization. Students develop a solid understanding of the novel and of the changing South. Less

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: Literary Analysis, United States History, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions