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Light in August
Light in August
by William Faulkner

Light in August Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Ghosts, Phantoms, and Voices of the Past
The Street and The Road
The Sheep
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Tragedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Characters
Joe Christmas
Joe Christmas Timeline
Joanna Burden
Reverend Gail Hightower
Byron Bunch
Lena Grove
Joe Brown
Simon McEachern
Percy Grimm
Bobbie Allen
Miss Atkins
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Race
Race Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Fate and Free Will
Fate and Free Will Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Religion
Religion Quotes
Foreignness and 'the Other'
Foreignness and 'the Other' Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
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Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Many an Obese Person’s New Year’s Resolution
Many an Obese Person’s New Year’s Resolution Flashcards
Many an Obese Person’s New Year’s Resolution True or False
These People are Faulked Up
These People are Faulked Up Flashcards
These People are Faulked Up True or False
Study Questions
Essay