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As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying
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As 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. Told in turns by each of the family members—including Addie herself—the novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.
As 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. Told in turns by each of the family members—including Addie herself—the novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679732259
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 267
Edition language: English
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Words, Words, Words
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4.5 Mistakes were made
As I've gotten older I find I am more receptive to the comedy in canonical authors such as Faulkner and Joyce. Early on the impression I worked from was one of reverence that event their wordplay was poetic and meaningful and should evoke awe, which is part of it, but I've come to understand that a ...
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Synopsis: As 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. Told in turns by each of the family members—including Addie herself—the novel ranges in mood from dark comedy to the deepest pathos. Wri...
Jenny's Book Bag
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3.0 As I Lay Dying
I liked this one, but didn't love it. I'm still glad I read it. If you're on the fence, I'd say, read it.
Jenny's Book Bag
Jenny's Book Bag rated it
3.0 As I Lay Dying
I liked this one, but didn't love it. I'm still glad I read it. If you're on the fence, I'd say, read it.
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