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As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner

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Brooks, Cleanth. William Faulkner: First Encounters. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1983.

———. William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1963.

Cox, Dianne L., ed. William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying: A Critical Casebook. New York: Garland, 1985.

Gay, Peter. “Sigmund Freud: A Brief Life.” In Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, by Sigmund Freud. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1989.

Meriwether, James B., and Michael Millgate, eds. Lion in the Garden: Interviews with William Faulkner, 19261962. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1980.

Swisher, Clarice, ed. Readings on William Faulkner. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1998.

Volpe, Edmond L. A Reader’s Guide to William Faulkner. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1964.

Wadlington, Warwick. As I Lay Dying: Stories out of Stories. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1992.

Williams, David. Faulkner’s Women: The Myth and the Muse. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1977.

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Reconciliation Between Jewel and Darl?

by EL-14, July 22, 2013

The analysis for sections 46-52 states that "Darl’s burning of the barn does hasten reconciliation between Darl and Jewel." This couldn't be more untrue. As Jewel retrieves the casket from the fire, he lets out a blood curdling scream of "Darl!" already aware that it was he who set fire to the barn. After this, Jewel sits on the wagon and is said to glare at Darl like a bulldog waiting to pounce, and Jewel suggests to Anse that they should immediately tie Darl up to be taken to the asylum, even before their mother is buried. There neve

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