ACTIVITY 1 — UNUSUAL PUNCTUATION
The following excerpt from William Faulkner's Intruder
in the Dust is taken from the opening pages of
the novel. This is how Faulkner wrote it.
Read the excerpt as quickly as you can. When you've
finished reading the piece, write a synopsis of what
you understood. Who were the characters? What did you
learn about them?
Read the excerpt again as quickly as you can. What
new information did you pick up on this second reading?
What did you discover about your reading strategies?
What did you find difficult? What were you able to cope
Activity 2: Unfamiliar Vocabulary