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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

CliffsNotes on As I Lay Dying takes you into the lives of not one, but several narrators in this novel about the value of life. The central problem of the novel involves the reasons for Addies request to be buried and why her family defies fire and water to fulfill it.

This study guide will guide you through the plot of the novel and through the process of analyzing each characters problems and motivations. Other features that help you study include

  • Information on the life and background of William Faulkner
  • A character list to help clarify relationships among the many narrators
  • Analysis and commentary on each section of the book
  • Critical essays
  • In-depth character analyses
  • Review questions and suggested essay topics

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Synopsis:

By telling the story through the voices of several narrators, Faulkner provided deep observations of a Southern family's move to a new town and life. The book is not only compelling because of the story, but also because of the depth and richness of the characters.

About the Author

A Fullbright scholar at the University of Vienna, JAMES L. ROBERTS was Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He taught extensively at major universities throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Life and Background.

Structure and Narrative Technique.

List of Narrator-Characters.

Analysis and Commentary.

Sections 1-5.

Sections 6-10.

Sections 11-14.

Sections 15-23.

Sections 24-27.

Sections 28-38.

Sections 39-41.

Sections 42-44.

Sections 45-47.

Sections 48-51.

Sections 52-54.

Sections 55-59.

Addie Bundren and the Birth of Her Children.

Darl and Addie Bundren: A General Interpretation.

Notes on Main Characters.

Faulkner's Style and Imagery.

Review Questions.

Theme Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822002109
Other:
Roberts, James L.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Roberts, James L.
Location:
Lincoln, Neb.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Faulkner, william, 1897-1962
Subject:
Domestic fiction, American
Subject:
American
Subject:
Examinations
Subject:
American literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Death in literature
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3d ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
v. II
Publication Date:
March 1964
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

CliffsNotes on As I Lay Dying takes you into the lives of not one, but several narrators in this novel about the value of life. The central problem of the novel involves the reasons for Addies request to be buried and why her family defies fire and water to fulfill it.

This study guide will guide you through the plot of the novel and through the process of analyzing each characters problems and motivations. Other features that help you study include

  • Information on the life and background of William Faulkner
  • A character list to help clarify relationships among the many narrators
  • Analysis and commentary on each section of the book
  • Critical essays
  • In-depth character analyses
  • Review questions and suggested essay topics

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

"Synopsis" by , By telling the story through the voices of several narrators, Faulkner provided deep observations of a Southern family's move to a new town and life. The book is not only compelling because of the story, but also because of the depth and richness of the characters.
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