A Rose for Emily Essay | Student Essay

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A Rose for Emily

Summary: Emily was an old woman who did not want to change the ways of the old south. William Faulkner uses imagery and symbolism to express the theme of the Old vs. the New in "A Rose for Emily."
Who says you have to change your ways or view of the world around you. In Faulkner's A Rose for Emily, he uses imagery and symbolism to express the theme of the Old vs. the New. Emily was an old woman who did not want to change the ways of the old south. "Only Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and gasoline pumps- and eyesore among eyesores."

To show imagery about Emily's stubbornness towards the new things around her Faulkner describes her house being " ...a big, squarish frame house that had once been white decorated with cupolas... set on what had once been our most select street." He shows here how Miss emily wouldn't update Or change anything about her views of the south. When he describes her "(...a small fat woman in black, with a thin...

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