Thursday, February 5, 2009

Faulkner on Sports

Once again the remarkable Open Culture blog provides us with a interesting resource with potential for classroom use. In 1955, Nobel Prize winning novelist William Faulkner wrote an article for Sports Illustrated about watching his first hockey game.

Applications for Education
This article presents another aspect of Faulkner's skill as a writer. His Sports Illustrated article from 1955 may be a fun way for some high school students to be introduced to William Faulkner.