3 page fiction essay
...barn burning. “According to Pierce, Abner uses fire as a great equalizer of affairs, to bring the rich down to his level after they have so long sat above him” (cited in Pinion, 2003). Thus, the story serves to illustrate not only the great disparities of the South that were present just after the Civil War, but also the disparities that existed throughout the country, particularly in the South, as the Great Depression wore on.
Avery, Steve “Social Issues The Great Depression 1929-1942” Online Highways Florence, OR (April 13, 2007). December 6, 2007
Faulkner, William. “Barn...