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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