The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

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How would I summarize The Sound and the Fury to students?

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I think so often the way to successfully help students to understand complicated texts is to be able to present a key idea or theme to them and help them to understand it in their own context and time. This, in my experience, acts as a kind of link or hook that the students are able to use to understand the rest of the text.

In this Faulkner classic, the key idea...

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