As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner Online Book Summary
(Around 28 years old) The most philosophical of the Bundren children and also the most conscious of the futility of the situation.
(Age 18) He is the love child of his mother Addie and the Reverend Whitfield and the one who repeatedly saves his mother’s corpse.
Dewey Dell Bundren
(Age 17) She is the only daughter of the Bundren's and is pregnant with Lafe’s child. The trip to Jefferson represents her chance to get an abortion.
The youngest of the Bundren children (8 or 9 years old) who has not yet progressed to the point where he can separate reality from metaphor.
A neighbor whose narrative provides a religious commentary on the Bundren's.
Vernon Tull or just Tull
Cora’s husband and friend of Anse.
The local doctor.
Another neighbor who lives near a bridge that the Bundren's intend to cross.
The minister and father of Jewel.
A farmer the Bundren's meet on their trip.
A pharmacist who will not help Dewey Dell.
A drugstore assistant who tricks Dewey Dell.
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