As I Lay Dying by William FaulknerAs I Lay Dying is Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members—including Addie herself—as well as others, the novel ranges in mood, from dark comedy to the deepest pathos. Considered one of the most influential novels in American fiction in structure, style, and drama, As I Lay Dying is a true 20th-century classic.
This edition reproduces the corrected text of As I Lay Dying as established in 1985 by Noel Polk.
Addie’s husband in “As I Lay Dying”
All rights reserved. Topics Character Roles Protagonist, Antagonist Tools of Characterization. He is probably in his late twenties. His biological father is the Reverend Whitfield. If you look at the amount of times Jewel narrates in this novel, you might think that he w
It is one of the many novels that Faulkner set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha county, Miss. The story unfolds by means of fragmented and intercut narration by each of the characters. Addie watches from her deathbed as Cash builds her coffin. As I Lay Dying. Info Print Cite. Submit Feedback.
Read an in-depth analysis of Addie Bundren. Read an in-depth analysis of Darl Bundren. Themes Motifs Symbols Key Facts. She is a former schoolteacher whose bitter, loveless life causes her to despise her husband and to invest all of her love in her favorite child, Jewel, rather than in the rest of her family or God. Anse is a poor farmer afflicted with a hunchback, whose instincts are overwhelmingly selfish. Alternately hated and disrespected by his children, Anse nonetheless succeeds in achieving his two greatest goals in one fell swoop: burying his dead wife in her hometown of Jefferson, and acquiring a new set of false teeth.
Addie Bundren The dying mother, who has ordered her coffin to be built under her window and who has extracted a promise from her family that they will take her to Jefferson to bury her. - Faulkner said that he wrote the novel from midnight to AM over the course of six weeks and that he did not change a word of it. The novel utilizes stream of consciousness writing technique, multiple narrators , and varying chapter lengths.
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