A Rose for Emily Essay | A Rose for Emily

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A Rose for Emily

Summary: An analysis of the character Miss Emily in "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner.
This essay will attempt to examine the character of Miss Emily, and the author William Faulkner. Faulkner uses language that creates the view of Emily as an institution. As early as in the first paragraph it states that Miss Emily was described as a "fallen monument." To some people, that would mean she fell off her rocker. Miss Emily kept her distance from the whole town. No one had ever seen inside her house until the day she passed away.

The fact that Emily was tax exempted is an example of the authority she possesses over the townsfolk even though she was distant from them. The towns people believed that she was a crazy woman due to the fact that she never socialized with anyone in the community, including her servant.

Miss Emily surrounds herself with reminders of the past. For example: after the death of...

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