A Literary Analysis Of William Faulkner's Barn Burning

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Literary Analysis of “Barn Burning” Many times the decisions we need to make in life can be difficult to make. This is evident in William Faulkner's “Barn Burning”. The main character can either let his father burn down a barn or betray him and alert the authorities of his criminal actions. There are many possible reasons as to why he made this choice. He could have been afraid of his father, or he could have wanted to stop his father’s wrongdoings. He then at the end of the story faces the results of his actions, as he now has nowhere to go and nowhere to call home. In William Faulkner’s “Barn Burning” the boy choose to alert the authorities of his father’s plan to burn down a barn that night. He could have stayed at home and let his father
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