This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Yoknapatawpha Countyappears in various stories - This is the imaginary county in which the stories "Shingles for the Lord," "A Rose for Emily" and :"Shall Not Perish" are set.
WPAappears in Shingles for the Lord - This is the government work program created by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the time of the Great Depression in order to give people jobs and a source of income.
Jeffersonappears in A Rose for Emily - This is the county seat of Faulkner's imagined county in which three of the stories take place.
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