By William Faulkner
Set in Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi, As I Lay Dying tells the tale of the dysfunctional Bundren family members as they got down to satisfy Addie Bundren's loss of life want. instructed by means of fifteen narrators, together with Jewel, money, Darl and Dewey Dell, As I Lay Dying makes use of move of recognition to unveil each one character's motivations for accomplishing Addie's want, besides a large number of lies they've been hiding from each one other.
As I Lay Dying was once Faulkner's 5th novel and is incorporated within the sleek Library's record of a hundred top English-language novels of the twentieth century. the unconventional encouraged a couple of critically-acclaimed books together with Graham Swift's Last Orders and Suzan-Lori Parks's Getting Mother's physique: A Novel. The identify, which impressed the identify of the Grammy-nominated band As I Lay loss of life, is derived from Homer's The Odyssey.
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While underwater, a character risks Suffocation by drowning. See page 267 for more information regarding Suffocation. Heavy equipment, especially armour, makes swimming incredibly difficult. If a character is wearing armour, or is otherwise heavily encumbered, all Athletics Tests are Very Hard (–30) and a Degree of Failure on a Athletics Test to swim automatically imposes a level of Fatigue. SWIMMING AND NARRATIVE TIME Prolonged swimming, no matter the circumstances, is exhausting and potentially dangerous.
With one Degree of Success, the character moves a number of metres equal to one-half his Strength Bonus in any direction. He may also, at his discretion, simply tread water. A Degree of Failure on the Swim Test indicates that the character makes no progress and cannot move. A character can 36 also swim underwater, but needs to hold his breath to do so. ) automatically sinks. While underwater, a character risks Suffocation by drowning. See page 267 for more information regarding Suffocation. Heavy equipment, especially armour, makes swimming incredibly difficult.
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