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As I Lay Dying is a beautiful book and a wonderful vehicle for understanding, interpreting, and comparing themes. The class reads and analyzes the novel, discusses possible interpretations, and characterizations. They compare the themes of hope and loss found in the book to how the themes were conveyed in Faulkner's Nobel Prize speech.
- A strong conclusion to EDSITEment's unit on Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying"; use this link to find all five lessons of the unit