By William Faulkner
This novel gained either the Pulitzer Prize and the nationwide booklet Award in 195. An allegorical tale of global battle I, set within the trenches in France and working ostensibly with a mutiny in a French regiment, it used to be initially thought of a pointy departure for Faulkner. lately it has become famous as one among his significant works and a vital a part of the Faulkner oeuvre. Faulkner himself fought within the struggle, and his descriptions of it "rise to magnificence," in response to the hot York occasions, and comprise, in Malcolm Cowley's phrases, "some of the main robust scenes he ever conceived."
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62) Rumored to have murdered a state legislator who tried to use regulatory chicanery to make a proﬁt on his failure, Nat Taggart is his successor’s antisocial beau ideal. Passing his statue in the concourse of the Taggart station she feels “a moment’s rest . . as if a burden she could not name were lightened and as if a faint current of air were touching her forehead” (63). John Galt, the organizer of the strike, makes clear the connection between Dagny’s reverence for her ancestor and the strikers’ ideals when he tells her that she can signal her willingness to join them by “chalk[ing] a dollar sign on the pedestal of Nat Taggart’s statue—where it belongs” (884–85).
Between the age limits of nine and fourteen there occur maidens who, to certain bewitched travelers, twice or many times older than they, reveal their true nature which is not human, but nymphic (that is demonaic); and these chosen creatures I propose to designate as ‘nymphets’ ” (16). Humbert thus tries to do to Dolores precisely what society threatens to do to him: to transform her from an individual into a member of a species. In this way, Lolita returns us—more than a little unexpectedly—to the account of dehumanization that appears in Tucker’s People.
5). Within his scheme of values, however, the text’s individual properties—either as the record of a speciﬁc event or as a unique aesthetic object—take a back seat to its synechdochic relationship to a larger social whole. Thus, while “as a case history, ‘Lolita’ will become, no doubt, a classic in psychiatric circles,” and “as a work of art, it transcends its expiatory aspects,” its primary value resides in the ethical impact [it] should have on the serious reader; for in this poignant personal study there lurks a general lesson; the wayward child, the egotistic mother, the panting maniac—these are not only vivid characters in a unique story: they warn us of dangerous trends; they point out potent evils.