In Absalom, Absalom!, how does Mr.Compson's perception of Thomas Sutpen change over the course of the book?
What is so interesting about this complex classic from Faulkner is the way in which the life of Thomas Sutpen is told from the perspective of a number of different characters. Their retelling of Sutpen's story thus reveals more of the life of this tragic individual whilst at the same time allowing us as a reader to explore more thoroughly the character of the narrators.
This is particularly true with Mr. Compson, Quentin's father,...
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