As I Lay Dying is the story of Addie Bundren's family, who must bring her body to Jefferson to be buried after she dies. Anse, Addie's husband, Cash, Darl, Jewel, and Vardaman, her four sons, and Dewey Dell, her daughter, face many obstacles on their journey, as each simultaneously attempts to resolve their own personal issues. The novel explores death, identity, and meaning through the Bundren family's relationships to each other.

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