William Faulkner's fourth novel, The Audio and the Fury, is definitely a haunting and sometimes bewildering novel that surprises and absorbs the reader every time it is go through. The novel was Faulkner's personal most loved and, along with James Joyce's novel Ulysses and T. S. Eliot's poem The Waste products Land, is generally regarded as one of the biggest works of literature in English of the twentieth century. The Audio and the Fury also signalled the start of the "key period" of Faulkner's own literary imagination; four of the five novels that followed--As I Lay Dying, Sanctuary, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom!--are, along with The Audio and the Fury, typically thought to be the best in Faulkner's oeuvre. And in addition, the novel provides received an extraordinary amount of essential analysis, a lot of which has been specialized in explaining Faulkner's technological experimentations. Critics have also widely reviewed Faulkner's treatment of problems such as race, suicide, incest, period, history, and religious beliefs. Central to any browsing of the novel, nevertheless, may be the character that Faulkner claimed was his resource for the novel--Caddy. Richard Gray has described Caddy as the novel's "absent presence" and each one of the four sections as "another try to find out her." But to the reader, Caddy continues to be an elusive mystery whose enforced silence prevents her from ever before being noted. To her three brothers, she actually is a way to obtain obsession and discomfort that can't be forgotten or overcome.
The Audio and the Fury explores the break down of the familial interactions that lead to the Compson family's tragic deterioration. Few readers would disagree that the family's demise is definitely tragic, but the precise known reasons for the downfall remain debated. David Dowling has suggested that the tragedy