Write Essay; Teaching; Lit Glossary; Table of Contents; Dewey Dell Bundren Timeline and Summary. BACK; NEXT; Dewey Dell recounts her picking cotton by the woods with Lafe. She made a deal with herself whether or not she would have sex with Lafe, depending on the fullness of her cotton sack. Dewey Dell is pregnant, and no one else knows but Darl. She continues to be in the room with Addie.