A Rose For Emily: Comparison To The Sound And The Fury



"A Rose for Emily" came out in 1930. To some readers this horror story is the most "gothic" that Faulkner ever wrote as a writer. But if horror is all he/she gets from the story then that person is missing the meaning of the story. "A Rose for Emily" is told by a nameless narrator(first person) describing the life of a pathetic women, Emily representing a figure from the past. Her life is shaped by her fathers repression, in effect taking away her opportunity to love and driving her mad in the process as she tries to cling to the present.
Miss Emily is unlucky by being the daughter of a dominating father. This father being proud of the Crierson name, undoubtly thinks that any young man ...

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into the future. But then Mr. Crierson died and all she was left was the house. This event made her "human" in the eyes of the town people now. The town turned to pity after almost having to use force to bury her father, which she clinged onto with nothing else left. The metaphor the town used was "she would have to cling to that which had robbed her, as people will". Enter the "present" in Homer Barron,a foreman from the North(a yankee). This is symbolized by the construction and the building of the streets in Jefferson. The town people were glad that now Miss Emily had a interest at her late age of 33. After a while though the town ladies thought it was a disgrace, them always being seen together all the time and not being married. In come to Cousins that were even more Crierson then Emily to talk to her. A week later they had left for back home. The day after that she bought rat poison , and two days later a neighbor saw Homer get let in by Tobe her servent. That was the last they ...

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