The Sound and the Fury Part 3 Questions and Answers

William Faulkner

Part 3 Questions and Answers

Study Questions
1. Why did a teacher from Miss Quentin’s school call Mrs Compson?

2. What did Caddy say she would do if Jason did not reply to her letter by April 10th?

3. What was Jason investing money in?

4. Why, especially, did Jason hold a grudge against Caddy?

5. How does Jason let Caddy see her infant daughter?

6. How does Jason manage to obtain the money that Caddy sends for the care of Miss Quentin?

7. What does Uncle Maury request of Jason in his letter?

8. What does Jason do when he sees Miss Quentin in a car with a travelling entertainer?

9. What does Jason learn every time he goes into the telegraph office?

10. What does Mrs Compson think Miss Quentin has been doing in her room at night?

Answers
1. A teacher from Miss Quentin’s school said Mrs Compson’s granddaughter had been absent far too much and was close to being expelled.

2. Caddy said that if Jason did not reply to her letter by April 10th, she would come down herself and see that her money was used to buy Miss Quentin an Easter dress.

3. Jason was investing money in cotton.

4. Jason held a grudge against Caddy, especially, because her husband, Herbert Head, had promised Jason a job at his bank but failed to make good on his pledge.

5. Jason passes Caddy in a carriage and holds up her infant daughter for her to see.

6. The checks that Caddy sends for the care of Miss Quentin are made out to Mrs Compson. Jason obtains power of attorney from Mrs Compson, cashes the checks and keeps the money.

7. Uncle Maury requests that Jason give him money from Mrs Bascomb’s account, allegedly for an investment.

8. When Jason sees Miss Quentin in a car with a travelling entertainer, he tries to follow them.

9. Every time he goes into the telegraph office, Jason learns that his investments have lost more money.

10. Mrs Compson thinks Miss Quentin has been studying in her room late at night.