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Light in August Light In August, A Novel That Contrasts Stark Tragedy With Hopeful Perseverance In The Face Of Mortality, Features Some Of Faulkner S Most Memorable Characters Guileless, Dauntless Lena Grove, In Search Of The Father Of Her Unborn Child Reverend Gail Hightower, A Lonely Outcast Haunted By Visions Of Confederate Glory And Joe Christmas, A Desperate, Enigmatic Drifter Consumed By His Mixed Ancestry. Don t pray over no body I knew that I would figure it out It was something I already knew That s how you don t feel bad about wanting to know anyone Don t expect anything It doesn t get rid of the falling feeling when you think about them, though Light in August is an ultimate societal kangaroo s pouch of claustrophobic guilt for me Where does anyone belong William Faulkner writes to me in my favorite way of being talked to in stories anything If I could have this in every book I read Don t pray over no body I knew that I w Light in August, William Faulkner s Portraits of Loneliness and Isolation A Note Regarding This ReviewToday marks the Anniversary of the Death of William Faulkner, July 6, 1962 In remembrance of him and in gratitude his works making me a man better capable of understanding others, I repost this review of my Favorite novel by William Faulkner, Light in August My Mother died following a lengthy and grueling illness I had been her caregiver as I had promised her I would I promised that she would Light in August, William Faulkner s Portraits of Loneliness and Isolation A Note Regarding This ReviewToday marks the Anniversary of the Death of William Faulkner, July 6, 1962 In remembrance of him and in gratitude his works making me a man better capable of understanding others, I repost this review of my Favorite novel by William Faulkner, Light in August My Mother died following a lengthy and grueling illness I had been her caregiver as I had promised her I would I promised that she would remain living in her home until the last moment possible I kept that promise until no commercial suppy of oxygen was capable of providing her the amount of oxygen she required to breathe Her last month was spent in an Intensive Care Unit It was an especially difficult time for both of us My Mother was a proud woman, refusing to a It occurs to me on reading Light in August for the third time in twenty years, that if America were ever to try to come to terms with its legacy of slavery unlikely now at this late date but if it ever were to empanel some kind of Truth and Reconciliation Commission, like the one South Africa had after apartheid, and which seems especially needed now that we are mourning the shooting deaths of so many unarmed black men, then Memory believes before knowing remembers Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders Are there many such novels that delve deep into our souls and that makes us suffer and weep I believe there are many, but not many that imprison us in its tidings and with their beauty in such a way that escape is an impossibility Yes, we cannot run away any less than its wretched characters could Indeed, William Faulkner in Light in August wrote a tragedy set in the fictional JeffeMemory believes before knowing remembers Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders Are there many such novels that delve deep into our souls and that makes us suffer and weep I believe there are many, but not many that imprison us in its tidings and with their beauty in such a way that escape is an impossibility Yes, we cannot run away any less than its wretched characters could Indeed, William Faulkner in Light in August wrote a tragedy set in the fictional Jefferson that compares with the classic tale of OedipusAnd so as he sat in the shadows of the ruined garden on that August night three months later and heard the clock in the courthouse two miles away strike ten and then eleven, he believed with calm paradox that he was the volitionless servant of the fatality in which he believed that he did not believe He was saying to himself I had to do it already in the past tense I had to do it She said so herse

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