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That Evening Sun, a Review

Summary: Explores the William Faulkner novel, That Evening Sun. Provides a brief plot synopsis. Explores Faulkner's use of literary devices including metaphors, language and characterization.
William Faulkner is often considered to be the greatest writer in the America history. His fame rests largely on his novels, especially for his closely examination of the southern culture. "That evening sun" is a good example of it.

The story opens as a reminiscence of Jefferson. Quentin Compson, one of Faulkner's most memorable characters, narrates the story. Then, the time is approximately the turn of the century. The main character Nancy, a black washerwoman who takes in laundry from white people, is firstly introduced here. The narrator mentions her husband, Jesus, who looks like scared. Because Dilsey was sick, Nancy had to cook for Mr.Campson, Mrs. Campson and their children, Quentin, Caddy and Jason.

One day, Nancy was drunk and she asked for her payment from thee . Although, he hadn't paid her for a long time, he beat her without pity and forced...

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