Barn Burning is known as a story of sophistication conflict, guy rebellion, and initiation. You will discover two parts to this account. The 1st part is around a father's experience and role being a rebel. The other part is approximately the father's effort to initiate his son, Sartoris, into an awareness of the world in which he lives. The main figure, Abner Snopes, is through the mountains and was a subsistence farmer. Subsistence farmers live off the property. They no longer make much, just enough to get by. They rely on prolonged families and clans. Also, they are looked down upon since they are seen as poor and illiterate. Snopes is a proud man because as a subsistence character, he is accustomed to be self-employed. Snopes was forced to deal with in the City War on the Confederate part, but he didn't want to was his war to fight. In fact the war was fought against mostly over slavery, the " rightвЂќ to totally free labor. It had been mostly the rich who have benefited by it. He himself experienced no link with the plantation economy. This individual deserts and starts taking horses by both sides and sells all of them. He in addition has has a topic lodged in into one of his lower limbs from friendly fire. During this time, he developed a strong respect for fire. After the Municipal War, Snopes had to keep the life of subsistence farming behind him. Perhaps the control of the area was in question or maybe the land alone was messed up, the exact reason isn't stated. For the sake of livelihood, he is required to become a migrant worker, which in turn he recognizes as another kind of slavery. This individual insists upon being remedied as an equal. To maintain his dignity and assert his proud self-reliance he burns up barns. He uses open fire as a system. Faulkner declares from Abner's son's perspective that " the element of fire spoke to some deep mainspring of his dad's being, as the element of steel or perhaps of powdered spoke to other males, as normally the one weapon to get preservation of integrity, more breath were not worth the breathing, and hence being regarded with respect and used with...