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In Section 30, Dewey Dell narrates a short scene; mainly her narration is one of impressions. Her  scenes are essentially illogical because, as Dewey Dell herself says, she is incapable of thinking, of  remembering, or tying things together. She responds only on an elemental level. In remembering the  fish that Vardaman caught and stuck the knife into, she juxtaposes this previous scene with an  imaginative scene of violence in which she stabs Darl. This image of violence foreshadows her later  attack on Darl at the end of the novel and should be seen as her subconscious desire to punish Darl  because he knows of her pregnancy. Dewey Dell herself seems to be unaware of the significance of  the buzzards, and they seem to gain significance for her only in the fact that Darl constantly watches  them. Sections 31 and 33 are both narrated by Tull, but these sections are interrupted by the narration in 
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