The Elliptical Nature of Sanctuary

Matthews, John T.
March 1984
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring1984, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p246
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Investigates the elliptical nature of the novel "Sanctuary" by William Faulkner. Use of ellipsis in demarcating the central concerns of the novel's double plot; Ellipsis as a way of establishing dividing lines between two contrasting ideas in the novel; Characterization of the lead characters; Relation of the two events in the novel which serves as its two plots.


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