Aim: To review for our exam on As I Lay Dying . As I Lay Dying. 15 Characters 59 Internal Monologues Stream of Consciousness Depth of Interiority Takes place in a fictional, Southern town. Themes. Identity & Voice Language – Words as Insufficient, Stream of Consciousness,
Addie’s children displace their grief over their mother onto other objects or distractions. These are their coping mechanisms.
“She wants Him to hide her away from the sight of man.” Darl says.
“Why does she want to hide her away from the sight of man, Darl?”
“So she can lay down her life,” Darl says.