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Ladies, Gentlemen, and Ghosts: Women and the Southern Ideal in Four Novels by William Faulkner
|Title:||Ladies, Gentlemen, and Ghosts: Women and the Southern Ideal in Four Novels by William Faulkner|
|Issue Date:||15 Jan 2014|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Abstract:||In the second section of "The Sound and the Fury", Quentin Compson imagines his father speaking to him: "Women... they have an affinity for evil for supplying whatever the evil lacks in itself for drawing it about them instinctively as you do bed-clothing in slumber fertilising the mind for it until the evil has served its purpose whether it ever existed or no [sic]". In this much quoted line, a surprisingly substantial portion of William Faulkner's critical community has found what they believe to be the author's over attitudes towards women.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Honors Projects for English|
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