As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying
Summary & Analysis
Important Quotations Explained
Quotes By Theme
Existence and Mortality
Role of Women
Quotes By Section
Quotes By Character
Full Book Quiz
Analysis of Major Characters
Themes, Motifs & Symbols
Suggestions for Further Reading
How to Write Literary Analysis
Suggested Essay Topics
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Full Book Quiz
. In Cora Tull’s opinion, which Bundren son loves his mother the most?
. For whom do Darl and Jewel make a delivery?
. Who is the father of Dewey Dell’s unborn child?
. How did Cash break his leg the first time?
Falling off a church
Crossing a flooded river
Accidentally hitting it with a hammer
Trying to ride Jewel’s horse
. What does Vardaman think his mother is?
. What is Cash saving his money to buy?
A new saw
A new horse for Jewel
. What was Addie’s profession before she was married?
. From what disability does Anse Bundren suffer?
A game leg
A speech defect
. Whose barn does Darl burn down?
. With what object in a store window is Vardaman obsessed?
A fishing pole
A toy train
A drug that claims to bring the dead back to life
. With what literary movement is Faulkner most often associated?
. What is the name of the fictional county in which Faulkner sets a large number of his novels?
. What is Anse looking forward to buying when the family gets to Jefferson?
A new team of mules
A headstone for Addie
An abortion drug for Dewey Dell
A set of false teeth
. Who builds Addie’s coffin?
. Which Bundren child is not Anse’s?
. What is in the capsules that MacGowan prepares for Dewey Dell?
A sleeping potion
An herb that induces abortion
. What is the first thing Jewel saves from the fire?
The family’s money
. What is Whitfield’s occupation?
. Why does Jewel insult a man on the road as the family nears Jefferson?
The man mentions the smell of Addie’s corpse
The man tries to steal Jewel’s horse
The man tries to seduce Dewey Dell
The man is tailgating the Bundrens’ wagon
. How does Cash make it to shore after the accident?
Darl rescues him
Jewel rescues him
A horse pulls him to shore
He gets caught in some bushes
. Why does Cash’s leg turn black?
His cast is poorly made
He gets burned in the fire
He gets bitten by a snake
He reacts to the medicine Dewey Dell gives him
. Why does Vardaman drill holes in his mother’s coffin?
He wants to get her out
He wants to see her
He wants her to be able to breathe
He wants to hurt her
. Which of the following does Anse not use to buy a new team?
Money from the sale of Jewel’s horse
Money from his own false teeth fund
Money from Cash’s savings
Money from Darl’s savings
. Who helps the Bundrens pull wreckage from the river?
. About whom does Addie say, “He is my cross and he will be my salvation”?
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