The Wishing Tree Setting

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The setting presents a detailed description of the southern family and landscape in the 1920s. The introduction of the fantasy world allows Faulkner to open the reader to the possibilities of magic and magical characters. Most significantly, Faulkner reveals his ability to communicate the importance of time and change. Through the use of language and symbol the story manages to suggest a simultaneous sense of present and future time.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Wishing Tree from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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