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As I Lay Dying Chapter Summary & Analysis - Darl - Chapter 50 Summary

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Darl - Chapter 50 Summary

The story picks up when Gillespie's barn is on fire. Jewel runs toward the burning barn, telling Darl to come with him. Anse, Gillespie, Mack, Dewey Dell and Vardaman follow.

Mack, Gillespie, Darl, and Jewel run into the barn to get the animals out of the fire. Mack and Gillespie use their nightshirts to cover the animals' heads in order to keep them from getting spooked by the flames. Meanwhile, Jewel knocks a hole in the wall that allows the cow to escape. After the cow escapes, Jewel and Darl run through the hole that Jewel put in the wall. Not content to stay out of the fire, Jewel circles around the barn and goes back through the barn's door in order to pull Addie's coffin out to safety.

Darl - Chapter 50 Analysis

This chapter is the climax of the book.

Darl wants...

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