Study Guide

As I Lay Dying Section Forty-Seven, narrated by Vardaman

By William Faulkner

Section Forty-Seven, narrated by Vardaman

  • Dewey Dell, Jewel, Darl, and Vardaman walk up the hill. Anse and Cash are in the wagon.
  • Vardaman counts five buzzards and asks Darl where they (the buzzards) go at night. He resolves to watch and find out for himself.