William Faulkner (Sept. 1897 – July 1962). Important Facts. Failed and skipped school Married college sweetheart who already had children Grew up in Lafayette County of Oxford, Mississippi Raised primarily by Mother, Grandmother, and caretaker Struggles financially during the 1930’s
“He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time…Let Anse use it, if he wants to…it didn't matter.” – Addie Bundren (Page 172)
“I've seed de first en de last...I seed de beginnin, en now I sees de endin” – Dilsey (Page 280 – 282)
“Within the cottage, slowly wheeling (line 3)”.
“Fills the valley with lonely sound (Line 11)”.
“Save Winter…When this bleak bitter sleep (Line 4)”.
“April and May and June, and all the dearth of heart to green it for (Line 9)”.
“The hushed plaint of wind...Hush! He’s home again (Line 13)”.