As I Lay Dying and Fiction After Modernism

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Very tricky book to follow

Time- important to understand the themes of the book

Can compare this to atonement- can think about the overarching timeline within the narrative

Time- NW- different techniques within the narrative- time works in different ways throughout the course of the narrative- especially in Keisha/Natailie's part of the narrative

Time- can think about the instant messaging converastions here- the idea that you can communicate instantly with someone even at a distance

Time- also relates to Leah and her unwanted pregnancy- the limitations of time she has in dealing with this

Time- Remainder- we don't know much about the time before and the protognist of the novel is constantly trying to recapture the past 

War- concept of…

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