Everything you need to understand or teach The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner is a story about the brothers of the Compson family and their obsession with their sister, Caddy. The story is told in four chapters, three chapters are told in the viewpoint of the three brothers. The chapters do not follow a strict timeline, but jump back and forth in time. This is confusing to the reader and difficult to understand.
The story is told in the viewpoints of the following characters: Benjy Compson, a severely mentally-challenged thirty-three year-old man in April, 1928; Quentin Compson a Harvard student speaking in June, 1910;Jason Compson, IV, a farm-supply store worker speaking in April, 1928; and Dilsey, the Compson cook who has helped raise the children. The brothers’ stories are told through memories, thoughts, and interactions with others. Their thoughts center upon their sister Caddy. Through their memories and thoughts, they silhouette the fall of their...
The Sound and the Fury Lesson Plans contain 103 pages of teaching material, including: