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Faulker's Light in August: notes

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In CliffsNotes on Light in August, you meet the character of Joe Christmas, the protagonist, whom critics say is the only tragic figure in 20th-century literature. Joe's journey of self-realization and self-acceptance makes us aware that people must become a part of the community and assume responsibility not only for their own actions but also for the actions of fellow man.

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