CliffsNotes on Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

Author(s): James L. Roberts
Series: Cliffs Notes
Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Mar 03, 1999
Product Number: EB00688275
Released: Nov 06, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780544179684
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. CliffsNotes on As I Lay Dying takes you into the lives of not one, but several narrators in this novel about the value of life. The central problem of the novel involves the reasons for Addie's request to be buried and why her family defies fire and water to fulfill it. This study guide will guide you through the plot of the novel and through the process of analyzing each character's problems and motivations. Other features that help you study include -Information on the life and background of William Faulkner -A character list to help clarify relationships among the many narrators -Analysis and commentary on each section of the book -Critical essays -In-depth character analyses -Review questions and suggested essay topics Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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