A Rose For Emily - In Memory Of Emily Grierson


In the short story :A Rose for Emily,; (1930) William Faulkner presents Miss Emily・s instable state of mind through a missed sequence of events. Faulkner arranges the story in fractured time and then introduces characters who contribute to the development of Miss Emily・s personality. The theme of isolation is also presented by Faulkner・s descriptive words and symbolic images.
Faulkner uses anachronism to illustrate Miss Emily・s confused mind. The story is split into five sections. The first section begins with Miss Emily・s funeral and moves on to her past. Faulkner first recaptures the dispensation of Miss Emily・s taxes in 1894, he continues by illustrating Miss Emily・s ...

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a puzzled memory but it also suggests Miss Emily・s unwillingness to move along with time. While the reader reads through time and expects the story to be in sequence, Faulkner deliberately switches the time back and forth to emphasize Miss Emily・s desire to stay in past.
After the author introduces the character of Miss Emily, he goes back even further into the past to explain why Miss Emily possesses her unique personality. He also contributes to the development of Miss Emily・s personality through the introduction of her father, Homer Barron, and Miss Emily・s great aunt who all influence her maturity and experience of life. The primary figure in Miss Emily・s life is her father. Faulkner uses this relationship to reveal Miss Emily・s reserved nature. Because her father is an upper class figure, some of his ways of thinking has :thwarted [Miss Emily・s] life; (1013). Miss Emily has always been kept in confined environments that only her father knows what she ...

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