As I Lay Dying Character Descriptions

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Darl Bundren

This character is the second eldest son of the novel’s central family. He is a veteran of World War I and narrates more sections of the book than any other character.

Cash Bundren

This character is the eldest son within the novel’s central family. He is a carpenter of extraordinary precision and skill. As his mother is dying, he carefully builds her coffin, holding up each board for her inspection.

Anse Bundren

This character is the patriarch of the novel’s central family. A selfish and lazy man, he claims sweat will kill him, and therefore refuses to work. Physically, he is hunchbacked and his hands are gnarled.

Dewey Dell Bundren

At 17 years old, this character is the only daughter of the novel’s central family. She desperately wants to go to Jefferson so she can obtain "medicine" that will illegally abort her unwanted pregnancy...

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