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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying

by William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying Section Forty-Six, narrated by Darl Summary

  • The family stops at a house to ask for water, since Cash is on the edge of death.
  • Darl mixes cement for Cash’s leg with powder, water, and some sand that Vardaman collects.
  • They pour the cement over Cash’s leg to create a cast.
  • Jewel returns, says nothing, and gets into the wagon.
  • Anse sees a hill ahead of them, so he has them all get out and walk.

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