By William Faulkner
A strong novel analyzing the character of evil, proficient by means of the works of T. S. Eliot and Freud, mythology, neighborhood lore, and hardboiled detective fiction, Sanctuary is the darkish, now and then brutal, tale of the abduction of Mississippi debutante Temple Drake, who introduces her personal type of venality into the Memphis underworld the place she is being held.
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He was a judge on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and was closer to Dickinson’s father’s age than Dickinson’s. However, the two began a friendship of their own, fed over time by increasingly affectionate letters. 38 Although Judge Lord and Dickinson were close, her father’s disapproval and her own reservations about marriage and leaving her family would have prevented any marriage. For Dickinson, The Homestead and its grounds had always functioned as a source of imagination, companionship, and a shelter from the demands of the outside world.
Emily Dickinson followed all of these events in the newspapers and through her father. For example, while her father was at a national Whig convention in 1852, Dickinson wrote, “Why cant I be a Delegate to the great Whig Convention? ” (L 212, no. 94). Many of Dickinson’s most influential friends were abolitionists. 4 He was a fervent abolitionist and supported John Brown’s Raid at Harper’s Ferry, a violent and controversial raid on an ammunition storehouse in Virginia that occurred on 16 October 1859.
Emily Dickinson acted out historical and cultural movements in a personal way. ” (L 235, no. 110). In this letter, Dickinson not only teases her brother, but also reveals a truth about her religious environment. Although they were “safely out of the way,” the Pilgrims’ influence was still very much felt in Amherst during the “shocking times” of Dickinson’s life. In fact, much of the religious context of Emily Dickinson’s nineteenthcentury Amherst was tied to its Puritan heritage. The Puritans were English citizens who believed in the need to “purify” the Church of England, which they felt too closely resembled the Catholic Church.