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The Sound and the Fury

William Fauklner's forth novel and considered by many to be his masterpeice, The Sound and the fury is an absolute great read. A Challenging yet rewarding book, the novel contains 4 chapters, each narrarated by 4 different speakers, the three Compson brothers and the f...
William Fauklner's forth novel and considered by many to be his masterpeice, The Sound and the fury is an absolute great read. A Challenging yet rewarding book, the novel contains 4 chapters, each narrarated by 4 different speakers, the three Compson brothers and the fourth is told in third-person. The First chapter is told by the mentally retarded benjy. The Second is told by the sad elder-child Quentin, and the third told by the mean and selfish Jason. many consider benjy's chapter to be the most difficult, however, I found the chapter a lot easier than Quentin to be much more difficult. The last 2 chapters were very simple. One of the best books I have ever read I would recommend reading SparkNotes for a litle aid if you are new to these harder and more rewarding works of fiction.

posted by McCarthy92 on August 12, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2005

    A Struggle to Enjoy

    I had to read this book for a class, and hated it. Despite the praise Fitzgerald receives for his ability to write the way our mind works--in stream of consciousness--I felt disconnected from the characters and felt no pull to keep reading other than to pass the class. I definitely would not recommend this to anyone looking for a light, enjoyable story.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2003

    Tolerable.... at best

    The Sound and the Fury wasn't a book I want to ever read again. If you want to find a book to read for enjoyment, look elsewhere. Faulkners narrative style, though considered masterful, is extremely confusing. It is very difficult, especially in the first chapter, to understand what is going on. If this book was assigned to you for a report, its definately tolerable. Otherwise, you might want to look for a different title.

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