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The short story Barn Burning by William Faulkner

Growing up the most taught valuable lesson from right and wrong is through what we go through William Faulkner author of the short story Barn Burning shows through the story a young boy learning what right and what's wrong As the main character in this short story Colonel Sartoris Snopes also known as Sarty learns that his dad actions aren't right Sarty's father Abner moves their family around constantly and is a very destructive man Smarty had a rough childhood and throughout the story he grows to be a round character whereas in the beginning he was flat Sarty is a young boy 10 years old of age who is stuck between doing the right thing or sticking by his family However through its evident throughout the story Sarty s portrays little book knowledge He actually does have the knowledge of right and wrong This young boy has a distinct sense of justice in which he might have developed through spending so much time in courtrooms and listening to proceedings 

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