Published Works

George Orwell’s Animal Farm

Hearing of a story where animals have human characteristics and communicate with themselves, then take over and run a farm on their own sounds like a children’s book with funny illustrations and whimsical dialogue. But George Orwell’s Animal Farm is no children’s book.  This is a story of destructive power, manipulation, and oppression. Published in 1946, Animal Farm was an obvious satire...

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William Faulkner’s The Sound and The Fury

When teaching literature, many instructors find that students struggle to build a connection between the works they are reading and their own lives.  But finding this connection is necessary for one to receive the fullest possible benefit from literature.  Some texts are easier to relate to than others may be. William Faulkner’s novel The Sound and The Fury is one story...

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