Saturday, March 11, 2006

William Faulkner's "Dry September" notes.

Comment under this post what you think the meaning (or meanings) are beyond the surface level in William Faulkner's "Dry September." Don't be afraid to ask questions or pose questions. We're encouraging a dialogue here.

3 Comments:

Blogger Sara Dye said...

Well I just finished my paper. And I'm left wondering if McLendon cheats on his wife. He reapeatedly says, "Haven't I told you [not to wait up]?", during their fight. So this must be a regular thing, him coming home late. What does he do while he's out so late? Any ideas?

March 28, 2006 12:05 AM  
Blogger Jonathan said...

I think the possibilities there are endless. He could be doing any number of things, but I'm wondering if that really has anything to do with anything, you know? Somethings are better left untouched in order to retain focus on your thesis.

But it's a good question. What he sleeping with Minnie? Has he just been out drinking with the boys? Does he lynch black people often? Does he have a job that runs until all hours of the morning? This is why I like Faulker. He seduces you with unanswered/able questions.

March 28, 2006 7:07 AM  
Blogger Sara Dye said...

What is the citation information for "Dry September"?

March 29, 2006 8:20 AM  

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