As I Lay Dying, 35 (Event)

Page Number: 
35
Order within Page: 
1
First 8-10 words of event: 
Durn that road. And it fixing to rain, too.
Page Event Ends: 
36
Era: 
Turn of the Century (1890-1913)
Characters Present: 
Narrative Status: 
Remembered
Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 1895 to Thursday, December 31, 1914
Summary: 

Anse blames all his misfortunes on "that road" (35). It seems to have been built some time after his marriage to Addie, because he remembers what he told her "when it come by here" (35), and before World War I, but there's no way to fix the date more precisely.

Chronological Order: 
8.50
Keywords: 
Recurring themes: the road, death, illness, money, hard work, self sufficiency, memory, luck, God, the Bible, location: porch
Indeterminate Date Range: 
5879

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