Collected Stories of William Faulkner Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Spoomer is meeting his woman, where does Satoris find them?

2. Where is the resort where the King family meets Jarrod?

3. How old is Ira Ewing when he runs away from home in the story "Golden Land"?

4. What position does Borgard hold in his Army battalion?

5. Which of the following statements is NOT true in the story "Wash"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Faulkner decides to end his collection with the moving short story "Carcassonne." In it, the body and soul argue about the true form of death. First, describe both the body and the soul's argument as to what death truly is like. Then explain why Faulkner might have chosen to end his collection with this story, and how it unifies the collection as a whole.

Essay Topic 2

The story of Doom becoming Indian chief of his tribe is one full of adultery, murder, dishonesty and racism. Give at least one examples of each of these elements within the story "A Justice." Then explain why you think Faulkner chose to give this story its particular title.

Essay Topic 3

"Uncle Willy" is a story crafted to show the effects of a meddling town on an individual's life. First, describe the lifestyle Willie was leading before anyone in the town got involved. Then compare/contrast that to Willy's life after the townsfolk got involved. Finally, describe the effects the town's meddling had on Willy's life and what the consequences of their meddling actions were in the end.

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