“Barn Burning” by William Faulkner is a short story. The story was first published in the year 1939 in Harper’s.
Since its first appearance, the story has been widely anthologized. The story is basically based on the plot of class conflicts. It describes the influence of fathers on their children, and the element of revenge that is presented from the perspective of an impressionable child. This third person perspective is highly emphatic in the story.
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Raja Sharma is a retired college lecturer. He has taught English Literature to University students for more than two decades. His students are scattered all over the world, and it is noticeable that he is in contact with more than ninety thousand of his students.