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Dry September

Dry September

by William Faulkner

Dry September: Perfect Conditions for a Forest Fire True or False

1. What is the name of the woman who has supposedly been victimized?→Kia Sorento
2. What does Hawk say about Will Mayes, the accused?→Hawk doesn’t know the man
3. Why does Hawk believe Minnie is imagining that people are coming on to her?→Because she is unmarried and old
4. What did the previous rumor about Minnie entail?→She had been married to a black man
5. What does McLendon take with him when he goes looking for Will?→A noose
6. Why did the widowed bank clerk leave Jefferson?→If you had ever been to Jefferson, you wouldn’t need to ask
7. What habit has Minnie developed?→A drinking habit
8. What does Hawk do when in the car that McLendon is driving?→Grabs McLendon’s arm, forcing him to crash the car
9. What does Minnie hear people saying about Will when she goes into town?→That he, like, totally likes her
10. What does McLendon tell his wife that he hates?→When she waits up for him