The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury

William Faulkner

fiction classics challenging dark emotional slow-paced

326 pages | first published 1929

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A complex, intense American novel of family from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Ever since the first furore was created on its publication in 1929, The Sound and the Fury has been considered one of the key novels of this century. ...
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Moods

challenging 89%
dark 73%
emotional 52%
sad 50%
reflective 43%
tense 35%
mysterious 20%
adventurous 1%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 73%
medium 25%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 82% | A mix: 12% | N/A: 2% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 24% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 39% | N/A: 3% | Yes: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.66