As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
by Bright Summaries



Publication Date: April 03, 2019

ISBN: 9782808016056

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner, a novel that brims with many narrative voices that chart the progress of the Bundren family as they journey to a nearby town in in rural Mississippi in order to lay their late mother to rest. Each member of the family has their own priorities and ulterior motives, and the novel explores the conflicts between them as they travel, with the dysfunctional unit they form eventually being broken apart when they reach their destination. As I Lay Dying is one of the best-known novels by William Faulkner, and is considered an important work within the Modernist movement, as well as a classic example of the Southern Gothic novel.

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