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Light in August

Light in August


by William Faulkner

Light in August: Many an Obese Person’s New Year’s Resolution True or False

1. Lena is searching for whom? -> The father of her child
2. What is the physical characteristic that tips Lena off that she has found who she’s been looking for? -> A facial scar
3. Why does the dietician at the orphanage want to get Joe Christmas kicked out? -> Because his body is deficient in protein and essential vitamins
4. How did Joe Christmas get the money to buy a new suit? -> By selling one of Mr. McEachern’s cows
5. What does Joe Christmas do when Miss Burden tries to make him more religious? -> He plots her murder