15+ Barn Burning William Faulkner Read Aloud Pictures. Faulkner's barn burning read by debra wingerwilliam faulkner was a nobel prize winning novelist of the american south who wrote challenging prose and. I studied two faulkner short stories in college, this one and a rose for emily.
Barn burning describes the development of colonel sartoris snopes (sarty) with his coming to manhood and the concomitant rejection of his father (mr snopes). Start reading barn burning on your kindle in under a minute. William faulkner writes in a modernist style, an artistic movement that emerged in the late 19th century and became especially prevalent after world war i.
There is also a shift in sarty's loyalty to his father near the end of the story.
The evolution of a young mind, who at the beginning of the story is in a blind fashion, and is the unwavering supporter of his father. A critical approach to faulkner s barn burning in barn burning, by william faulkner, a tenant farming family is forced to move after the father, abner, set fire to his neighbor s barn. William faulkner's 1939 short story barn burning can be a tough story to follow, faulkner's long and meandering sentence structure and his tendency to bury details leaves some readers frustrated and ready to give up. Barn burning is a story about the desperation, bitterness, and destruction of the working poor.