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The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury


by William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury: I'm Trying to Sleep Here... Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Sound and the Fury? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How many narrators are represented in the novel?

One, God
A chorus of twelve rock icons
Q. Where did Quentin Compson go to school?

He didn't make it to a university.
Harvard University
University of Mississipi
Q. Why does Quentin break his father's watch?

Ever since a ticking crocodile bit off his hand, Quentin hates clocks and watches.
He hates shiny things.
He wants time to stop.
Quentin thinks watches are for dweebs. Quentin's no dweeb.
Q. What is Caddy's daughter's name?

Quentin Q. Quentin
Q. What do the cops do when Jason asks them to follow Caddy's daughter?

Hop to it
Make a plan, and start following that night
Update their Facebook statuses to: Following Jason's treasure... NOT
Laugh at him