As I Lay Dying Summary
William Faulkner

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As I Lay Dying Overview

As I Lay Dying is a 1930 novel by American author William Faulkner. This Southern Gothic novel tells the story of the Bundren family in Mississippi as they attempt to transport the family matriarch’s body and coffin to her hometown in Jefferson. As I Lay Dying is noted for its innovative narrative style, employing distinct first-person perspectives of the main 15 characters in alternating chapters. Faulkner also employs a stream-of-consciousness literary technique, furthering a dreamlike atmosphere and tone in the work. As I Lay Dying explores themes of death, alienation, loneliness, and identity.

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