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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying

by William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying Section Thirty-Five, narrated by Vardaman Summary

  • Vardaman watches his mother’s coffin fall into the water. He runs along the shore, calling out to his brothers in panic.
  • He believes that Darl is going to get hold of the coffin and bring her back safely to the shore.
  • Vardaman notes that Vernon doesn’t go in the water to help. Neither does Anse, for that matter.
  • Darl eventually comes out of the water, but without the coffin.

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