Jewel’s Love

“‘Eat’, he says. “Get the goddamn stuff out of sight while you got a chance, you pussel-gutted bastard. You sweet son of a bitch,” he says”

Faulkner, William. As I Lay Dying: The Corrected Text. First Vintage International Edition.         New York: Vintage Books, 1990. Print.

Knowing that Jewel’s most prized possession is his horse that he worked so hard for, his way of speaking to his horse seems strange. How he deals with the emotions of love and caring is much different than his brothers and most people in general. His differences from his brothers establish him as a loner.