By William Faulkner
“I provide the mausoleum of all wish and wish. . . . I provide it to you now not that you could be take into account time, yet that you just could overlook it at times for a second and never spend your whole breath attempting to overcome it. simply because no conflict is ever received he acknowledged. they aren't even fought. the sector purely finds to guy his personal folly and depression, and victory is an phantasm of philosophers and fools.” —from The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson relatives, that includes probably the most memorable characters in literature: attractive, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant. Their lives fragmented and harrowed by means of heritage and legacy, the character’s voices and activities mesh to create what's arguably Faulkner’s masterpiece and one of the best novels of the 20th century.
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You be quiet, now. We stopped lower than the tree through the parlor window. Versh set me down within the rainy grass. It was once chilly. there have been lighting in the entire home windows. “That’s the place Damuddy is. ” Caddy acknowledged. “She’s in poor health on a daily basis now. while she will get good we’re going to have a picnic. ” “I is aware what I understands. ” Frony acknowledged. The timber have been humming, and the grass. “The one subsequent to it truly is the place we've got the measles. ” Caddy acknowledged. “Where do you and T. P. have the measles, Frony. ” “Has them simply at any place we is, I reckon. ” Frony stated. “They haven’t all started but. ” Caddy acknowledged. They on the point of commence, T. P. acknowledged. You stand here now whereas i am getting that field so as to see within the window. the following, les end ingesting this the following sassprilluh. It make me consider similar to a squinch owl within. We drank the sassprilluh and T. P. driven the bottle in the course of the lattice, below the home, and went away. i'll pay attention them within the parlor and that i clawed my arms opposed to the wall. T. P. dragged the field. He fell down, and he started to giggle. He lay there, guffawing into the grass. He obtained up and dragged the field lower than the window, making an attempt to not chuckle. “I skeered I going to holler. ” T. P. acknowledged. “Git at the field and spot is that they all started. ” “They haven’t began as the band hasn’t come but. ” Caddy acknowledged. “They aint going to don't have any band. ” Frony acknowledged. “How have you learnt. ” Caddy acknowledged. “I is familiar with what I is familiar with. ” Frony acknowledged. “You dont recognize whatever. ” Caddy stated. She went to the tree. “Push me up, Versh. ” “Your paw informed you to stick out that tree. ” Versh stated. “That was once decades in the past. ” Caddy stated. “I count on he’s forgotten approximately it. along with, he stated to brain me this night. Didn’t he didn’t he say to brain me this night. ” “I’m unlikely to brain you. ” Jason acknowledged. “Frony and T. P. aren't going to both. ” “Push me up, Versh. ” Caddy acknowledged. “All correct. ” Versh acknowledged. “You the only going to get whipped. I aint. ” He went and driven Caddy up into the tree to the 1st limb. We watched the muddy backside of her drawers. Then we couldn’t see her. lets pay attention the tree thrashing. “Mr Jason stated when you holiday that tree he whip you. ” Versh stated. “I’m going to inform on her too. ” Jason acknowledged. The tree give up thrashing. We seemed up into the nonetheless branches. “What you seeing. ” Frony whispered. I observed them. Then I observed Caddy, with plant life in her hair, and an extended veil like shining wind. Caddy Caddy “Hush. ” T. P. acknowledged. “They going to listen to you. Get down speedy. ” He pulled me. Caddy. I clawed my palms opposed to the wall Caddy. T. P. pulled me. “Hush. ” he acknowledged. “Hush. Come on the following fast. ” He pulled me on. Caddy “Hush up, Benjy. you will want them to listen to you. Come on, les drink a few extra sassprilluh, then we will get back for those who hush. We higher get yet another bottle or we either be hollering. we will say Dan inebriated it. Mr Quentin continually announcing he so shrewdpermanent, we will say he sassprilluh puppy, too. ” The moonlight got here down the cellar stairs. We drank a few extra sassprilluh. “You recognize what I want. ” T. P. acknowledged. “I want a undergo might stroll in that cellar door. you recognize what I do. I stroll correct as much as him and spit in he eye. Gimme that bottle to forestall my mouth earlier than I holler.