Short Answer Questions Key
1. How many parts is the novel divided into?
2. In what American state does Faulkner set the novel?
3. What is the family's surname?
4. What is the name of the family's mother?
5. How many children do Jason and Caroline Compson have?
6. How does Caroline see her youngest son's affliction?
As a curse on the family
7. Why does Caroline change Benjamin's name?
She thinks it will cure him.
8. How old is Benjamin when his mother changes his name?
9. What was Benjamin's original name?
10. What does Maury do for a living?
He is a businessman.
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