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Light in August

Light in August


by William Faulkner

Light in August: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. "She is a Yankee. Her folks come down here in the Reconstruction". Who is she? -> Joanna Burden
2. Who said, "Then, if this is so, if I am the instrument of her despair and death, then I am in turn instrument of someone outside myself."? -> Joanna Burden
3. Hightower sits motionless, "watching whom with a sort of quiet astonishment"? -> Byron Bunch
4. Who thought, "Not yet, dear God. Not yet, dear God."? -> Lena Grove
5. So much of this novel is driven by -> Secrets