Essays Tagged: "Darl"

A commentary on one of Darl's Sections of William Faulkners "As I Lay Dying"

ces of information that adds to the story, and important themes. In one of the chapters narrated by Darl, this is shown very well In this chapter Darl uses a flashback to let us get a more in-depth lo ... n the family, and more about Addie, about whom we previously have not learned much. We see how keen Darl's sense of intuition is, and we learn an important family secret.Darl is often used as an objec ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner

Fulfilling a promise they had made to their mother,Addie, Cash, Darl, Jewel, Dewey Dell, and Vardaman, inWilliam Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, journey across theMissis ... character says aswell as how he/she says it gives insight into thatcharacter's underlying meanings.Darl, for example, uses his linguistic skills to gainpower as narrator. He possesses the ability to ... ctive. He uses similes andmetaphors and appears to have an acute awareness of spatialrelationships. Darl's sophisticated perception and poeticlinguistics give him the means of reaching for andmaintain ...

(4 pages) 162 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Addie Bundren.

noughfor her daughter leads her to become irresponsible with Lafe where Lafe impregnates Dewey Dell.Darl, one of Addie's least favorites, is rejected by his mother which "injured him psychologically" ... hologically" and ledhim to burn the barn where Addie's coffin lay resting in peace (Wadlington 30). Darl is sent to an asylumfor that demented deed, but could have been prevented if Addie showed more ...

(5 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

As I Lay Dying William Faulkner

ther in Jefferson, Mississippi. So when Addie dies, her husband, Anse, and her five children, Cash, Darl, Jewel, Dewey Dell, and Vardaman, take this adventurous journey to Jefferson. The Bundren Famil ... emperaments of each other. a In As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner reveals Addie's influence on Cash, Darl, and Jewel.William Faulkner reveals Addie's influence on Cash. Cash is a do-er. Addie says when ...

(6 pages) 139 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner- What is the motive for Darl's insanity?

Darl possesses the special ability to see into other people's minds in consequence of his mother's l ... or not.Jewel knows he is, because he does not know that hedoes not know whether he is or not" (72).Darl states that he does not know what he is due to the lack of recognition his mother has for him. ... of self leads him to entirely lose himself and replace it with the other characters of his family. Darl's last thought is: "Darl is our brother, our brother Darl. Our brother Darl is in a cage in Jac ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance of Animals in William Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying"

how unwanted Dewey Dell's pregnancy is.Instead of comparing his own problems to those of an animal, Darl compares Jewel's love for his mother to his love for his horse. As they are returning home, Dar ... his love for his horse. As they are returning home, Darl talks to Jewel about their mother's death. Darl says to Jewel "But it's not your horse that's dead," and later says to himself, "I cannot love ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare one theme and one character in Faulkner's As I Lay Dying

embedded is the actions of the characters. Faulkner projects this correlation predominantly through Darl's actions and character development. The overall relationship between this particular theme and ... rtrays that a society is not free from its past misdeeds and progresses to repeat similar mistakes. Darl's dissension into insanity models his need to escape from the misfortunate Bundren cycle, which ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“Darl´s Insanity in As I Lay Dying: More than Just a Disease”

Academic 1Academic 2 Academic Writing 2April 7, 2014"Darl´s Insanity in As I Lay Dying: More than Just a Disease"William Faulkner´s novel As ... lliam Faulkner´s novel As I Lay Dying (1930) deals with the themes of existence and identity. Darl Bundren one of the protagonists and also one of the narrators is, in the end, accused of insani ... e a consequence of the family journey because he knows how his family is spoiled. So selfishness of Darl´s family is the true reason why he is insane in the end. What should be a journey to bury ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors