By William Faulkner
This novel received either the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide e-book Award in 195. An allegorical tale of global conflict I, set within the trenches in France and working ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it used to be initially thought of a pointy departure for Faulkner. lately it has grow to be famous as considered one of his significant works and an important a part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought within the warfare, and his descriptions of it "rise to magnificence," based on the hot York occasions, and comprise, in Malcolm Cowley's phrases, "some of the main strong scenes he ever conceived."
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Frankie and I huddled next to Da in the back of the cart, mute as nesting birds. We had all insisted on going, even though Ma shouted at us to stay home. Ma had never before shouted at us. The pain of it hurt more than if she had slapped us. The Newry Workhouse and Fever Hospital sat high up on a hill just outside the town. I found out later that most workhouses were built high up so they could be seen from all directions by the poor creatures searching for shelter within them. An immense gray stone wall surrounded the building, like a moat around an evil castle.
He sold off the sheep because he could not stand the thought of slaughtering the lambs every spring. He himself admitted that he was a soft touch. My da was born a dreamer, not a farmer. “I had to put a mortgage on the house,” he whispered one evening as she was rubbing his hands. Ma dropped his hands. Her face turned white, then red. ” she cried. Da’s shoulders sagged. “I’m sorry, love,” he whispered. “It was that or sell what was left of the land. It was the only way to pay off the debts from last year and buy new seeds for planting, and give us a bit of money to live on…” Da’s words trailed off.
J. Fergus glared at him. There were times when Fergus turned very dark, as if a dark ghost haunted him somewhere down inside. It frightened me to see it. That night, after the Music Men left, I climbed the stairs to my bedroom and knelt up on the window seat, as I always did, to bid good night to Slieve Gullion. I rested my chin on my hands and stared at her outline in the pale moonlight. “Please, Mother Gullion,” I whispered. ” The ancient mountain gazed back at me in silence. I slipped into bed and pulled the quilt up over my head, shivering as I waited for the ghosts.