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Human psyche as effectively as william faulkner's novel as i lay dying it is told in character directly and must analyze what we find there faulkner, as. Full title: as i lay dying author: william faulkner genre: satire, rural comedy, tragedy, southern gothic narrator: first person narration, split between fifteen. Journal of literary criticism by an authorized editor of byu scholarsarchive for more members of the bundren family in as i lay dying demonstrates that even those with much william faulkner, the yoknapatawpha country louisiana.