An "Other" Look at William Faulkner's "That Evening Sun."

Bonds, Ellen
January 2012
Studies in Short Fiction;Winter2012, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p59
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article explains the creation of the other, or the process of marginalizing African Americans, in the short story "That Evening Sun," by William Faulkner. It examines the effect of racist ideology on the mind, imagination and behavior of slaves and masters as depicted in the story. It considers the various points of view offered by the story to understand it as an illustration of how children learn racism, racial division or racial discrimination.


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