William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy are known for their unusual, yet honest, styles of writing. Using a variety of sentence structure, vocabulary, and syntax, the two authors allow readers to explore deeper into the true meanings behind the well-told story lines. In Faulkner’s The Unvanquished and McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses, these techniques, which parallel and contrast each other, are very apparent and convey messages to the reader that help to express the
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the reader. In terms of syntax, diction, and sentence structure, these two novels share many aspects as well as contrast at certain points. The methods used by these two authors assisted in making the trail from boyhood to manhood more powerful to the reader. Although not fully understood in their time, the adherence of these two authors to their distinct techniques served as a medium to connect thematic stories to the hearts of their readers.