'Truth And Loyalty In William Faulkner's Barn Burning'

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In William Faulkner's “Barn Burning” he tells of a young boy named Sarty who has a constant struggle between truth and loyalty. Sarty’s father, Abner, pushes him to lie for him in court about crimes Sarty knows are wrong. At the beginning of “Barn Burning” Sarty is a scared boy who has a timid relationship with his father. He obeys his father due to his father's intimidation and his constant lectures about loyalty. During the week Sarty and his family visit a mansion of sorts where he gets his first taste of a life that is full of something other than abuse and terror. When his father messes up the rug Sarty thinks it is on accident. In reality he does it on purpose while not even giving the lady of the house a second glance. When the butler
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