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As I Lay Dying Chapter Summary & Analysis - Dewey Dell - Chapter 7 Summary

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Dewey Dell - Chapter 7 Summary

Dewey Dell remembers a time when she was picking cotton with Lafe, her boyfriend. As she recalls, Lafe was trying to get Dewey Dell to have sex with her in the woods at the end of the row, but Dewey Dell said she would only do it if her sack was full at the end of the row. Lafe, of course, threw all his cotton in her sack so that he could have sex with her.

When Dewey Dell came back from the fields, Darl knew immediately that they had had sex in the woods. It is just like the way that he knows, like Dewey Dell says, that Addie will die before he and Jewel get back from their errand.

Dewey Dell - Chapter 7 Analysis

From reading the terrible English of Dewey Dell, we can tell that she is not...

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