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Re: [CRG] Want Groups' Opinion on Reading Background Notes For Sound&Fury

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  • Bekah
    I m in the same position and I m definitely reading the story first. Much of the additional material won t make sense unless I already know the story and style
    Message 1 of 7 , Feb 28, 2006
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      I'm in the same position and I'm definitely reading the story first.
      Much of the additional material won't make sense unless I already
      know the story and style and so on. And like you said, the essays
      etc. may also contain spoilers.

      Bekah

      At 9:58 PM +0000 2/26/06, athena6942 wrote:
      >I have the Norton Critical Edition and would like the group's
      >opinion: should I read the text of the story first before referring
      >to the editor's and contributors' background appendices, criticisms,
      >etc?
      >
      >I read The Sound and The Fury many years ago and can't remember most,
      >if not all of it. So I will be re-reading it this time with a "clean
      >slate." I don't want to spoil my fresh reading of the story with
      >spoilers from the background notes and writings, but I would like
      >insight along the way if it's helpful to understanding the story's
      >themes. Any suggestions?
      >
      >~Melanie
      >
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