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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying


by William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying: You Sure Have a Lot to Say for a Dead Woman Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around As I Lay Dying? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How does Addie feel about Jewel?

He is the black sheep of the family
He is the only member of the family Addie likes
She likes her body of work, but doesn’t believe she’ll ever be able to turn out an album that rivals Pieces of You
Q. What is Jewel’s most prized possession?

His signed photo of Gene Simmons
The journal that was given to him by his mother on her deathbed
His horse
His gold tooth
Q. What does Anse think will help Cash’s leg?

Shoe polish
Heck, why not just throw ‘em all in a blender and see what happens?
Q. Why does Darl burn down the barn?

For the insurance money
To save his family from Gillespie
Because a chicken killed his father
To cremate his mother’s body
Q. Where is Darl sent?

The war
An insane asylum
Fat camp