12% done with The Sound and the Fury

It’s interesting that even though Benjy is mentally disabled, how much more closely Faulkner is able to explore memory as it happens to us. How many times can a smell trigger a memory and that leads to another and another. And there’s no sense to it except that it makes sense to us. A sense of sense.

I like narrators who don’t have the full picture; I like piecing together the story of a skillful writer.