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In this essay I am going to point out several differences and similarities on a few issues concerning the novels, As I Lay Dying and The Invisible Man.

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  • Submitted: 26/02/2004
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University Degree Literary Criticism

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In this essay I am going to point out several differences and similarities on a few issues concerning the novels, As I Lay Dying and The Invisible Man. The three ideas that I will be concentrating on include, the setting used, portrayal of the female characters, and, probably most importantly, the authors personal background. The personal background of the author is the key factor in both character development and interaction, within these two novels.

In Faulkner's novel, As I lay Dying, the story took place in a rural farming community. The mode of transportation consisted of a horse-drawn wagon on unpaved roads. took place with horse drawn wagons on unpaved roads. Small bridges connected the towns together and became difficult to pass when heavy rains occurred. The journey was slow and treacherous

Faulkner portrays a series of loose associations that are good adaptations of human responsibility. The collective goal of the characters is to bury their mother. He contrasts the hopeless eccentricity and reactive nature of what can be barely recognized as a family with a couple of them engrossed in Christina adherence that is that a heavenly reward and a solid work ethic

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