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What Is Faulkner's Character Grotesque Behavior

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William Faulkner's character’s Abner and Emily both emphasize the influence of modernity on traditional southern culture and how they both refuse to give into the modernization. Thus explaining how their grotesque’s behavior relates to the drastic social changes taking place in their lives. Faulkner’s characters grotesque behavior is derived from their misinterpretation of the southern culture foundation, the substitution of their own eccentric beliefs, and lastly their lack of integration into a community. The southern culture is well known for their, hospitality and lending hands, however Faulkner’s short stories take a darker turn in southern culture, and present personal conflicts rooted in the southern identity. Faulkner’s short stories
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