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Key Facts about As I Lay Dying

Key Facts

Full title: As I lay Dying

Author: William Faulkner

Genre: Satire, rural comedy, tragedy, Southern Gothic

Narrator: First person narration, split between fifteen different characters

The Movie:  As I Lay Dying is a 2013 American film, directed by and starring James Franco. The movie is largely based on the William Faulkner novel of the same name, originally published in 1930.