Faulkner, William: As I lay dying

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BARRON`S BOOK NOTES WILLIAM FAULKNER`S AS I LAY DYING WILLIAM FAULKNER: THE AUTHOR AND HIS TIMES No one who knew William Faulkner in high school would have voted him most likely to succeed. He dropped out in the eleventh grade. I never did like school, he said, and I stopped going as soon as I got big enough to play hooky and not be caught at it. Failure seemed attached to him like a tin can. His girlfriend married a man whose prospects were better than Faulkner`s. The U.S. Army Air Corps wouldn`t take him during World War I--he was too short. In his twenties, he seemed incapable of applying himself to anything. He went to the University of Mississippi, did miserably in English, and quit after a year. Though he managed to get a job running the university`s post office, he was so ...

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