5 Classics for March

In this series, I recommend five classics each month that remind me of that particular time of the year. For March I've decided to focus on a theme of change. Not only is the weather changing this time of year where I live, allowing our frozen bones to thaw, but unfortunate circumstances around the world … Continue reading 5 Classics for March

Why I Love Character Maps | Discussion

Today I'm here to discuss one of my recent favorite things: character maps. I discovered the greatness of character maps while trudging through all of my required reading for my year at Oxford this past summer. Although there may be many differences between Victorian literature and the works of William Faulkner, there is one important feature … Continue reading Why I Love Character Maps | Discussion

7 Reasons to Read AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner

William Faulkner is one of my favorite authors. Today, I'm here to persuade you to pick up one of my favorite Faulkner novels: As I Lay Dying. First published in 1930, As I Lay Dying tells the story of the Bundren family as they attempt to move a coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi. I've read this intense novel twice: once … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Read AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner

AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review

Weeks have passed since I finished reading William's Faulkner's classic novel As I Lay Dying, yet I'm still taken aback by its brilliance. My first experience reading Faulkner was with The Sound and the Fury, which was required reading for a literature class I took two semesters ago. Although I did enjoy it, the stream of consciousness writing style … Continue reading AS I LAY DYING by William Faulkner | Review