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As I Lay Dying - Study Guide Anse - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Anse expects a lot of rain before Jewel and Darl return and chalks it up to the bad luck that comes with living by a road. While he thinks about his bad luck, he remembers how Addie used to tell him to move if he did not like living by a road and suffering all the bad luck that it brings. However, Anse has decided that people should not move, because they are built upright like trees. To Anse's thinking, only things that are built sideways -- like wagons or roads -- are meant to travel. To add to the bad luck brought about by living by a road, Anse also blames the road for giving Cash the idea to become a carpenter -- a trade Anse disapproves of -- and for making Darl wish to leave the farm.

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