So What Makes an American Book Great?
This is the last post of the semester -- yay! Please post your comment no later than Saturday, April 21.
This is the official blog for the students of Monica Osborne's Great American Books course at Purdue University.
A number of the characters in The Sound and the Fury might be characterized as insane, or borderline insane, but only Benji is mentally retarded. How do people distinguish between insanity and mental handicaps? What kind of statement do you think Faulkner might be making about the line between sanity and insanity? Be sure to use specific examples from the text to support your answers.
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