As I Lay Dying-communication
The essence of existing with the people who surround you is communication- the idea of expressing yourself. If you do not express yourself to others, how can they understand If you do not express your feelings to yourself, how can you understand If you cannot understand, how will you progress in life You must ask yourself these questions and begin to comprehend that communication consists of two elements, the realm of action and the realm of words. Existing in exclusively one of these realms is not beneficial to you or the people around you, and it will be the downfall of your being. Any one of us can sit and create ?small talk? and simple actions. But, it is the person who feels what they are saying and doing who will get ahead in this world. In the novel, As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner, we see that words and actions need to go hand in hand in order for communication to progress and be beneficial.
To begin with, the character of Jewel provides for an excellent example of why one cannot live exclusively in the realm of actions. Through Jewel?s
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