Everything you need to understand or teach Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner.
Intruder in the Dust by William Faulkner is a classic novel that is part mystery and part social commentary on the racial situation in the southern United States of the late 1940's. It begins with our narrator, Charles Mallison, watching a black man being escorted from the sheriff's car into the city jail. From here, the reader learns how Charles met this man, Lucas Beauchamp, 4 years earlier.
Charles is rabbit hunting with his family servant, Aleck Sander and another young black boy when he falls into the creek. A stranger comes along, helps him from the water and takes him home. Charles eventually remembers a story about this man and figures out that he is Lucas Beauchamp, a local landowner. Charles accepts a warm meal from Lucas and the chance to dry his clothes by the fire. Charles tries to pay Lucas after the meal, but Lucas refuses to... View more of the Intruder in the Dust Summary
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