As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying
by William Faulkner
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As I Lay Dying Section Forty-Eight, narrated by Darl Summary

  • The Bundrens have stopped to rest at a farm owned by a man named Gillespie.
  • Darl asks Jewel who his father was. Jewel curses him and doesn’t answer.
  • Cash starts sweating. He’s in pain because, in the heat, his leg is swelling against the concrete. They pour water on his leg, he thanks them, and everyone tries to sleep.

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