Light in August
by William Faulkner
Light in August Society and Class Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
Man knows so little about his fellows. (2.39)
So much of the novel is driven by secrets – Christmas's racial secret; Joe Brown's secret family; the truth behind Hightower's marriage, and so on.
Then the town was sorry with being glad, as people sometimes are sorry for those whom they have at last forced to do as they wanted them to. (3.18)
The town exerts enormous pressures on its citizens.