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As I Lay Dying - Study Guide Darl - Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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Darl - Chapter 21 Summary

Jewel and Darl return from their job to learn that their mother is dead. Jewel is frustrated and angry that he has missed Addie's death and her funeral, but Darl is completely indifferent. In his impotent rage, Jewel curses both Darl and Anse for making him miss the death and funeral of his mother.

Darl - Chapter 21 Analysis

Darl says, "Jewel's mother is a horse," (95) because Jewel loves and understands horses in the same way he loved and understood his mother. However, Darl says that he has no mother because his mother is dead and, therefore, non-existent.

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