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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying


by William Faulkner

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  1. Faulkner Bio
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  2. The Great Depression
    Faulkner wrote As I Lay Dying just after the stock market crash, and his depiction of a poverty-stricken family would predict the future of many Americans in the 1930s.