“Her hand rises and touches her beads lightly, then her hair. When she finds me watching, her eyes go blank.” (9)
William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying (New York: Vintage International, 1985),92
The end of Cora’s first section is interesting because it leaves readers with a lot of curiosity about the dynamic between these characters. Why does Eula react the way she does to Darl? “her eyes go blank” is almost an eerie description.