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Essay | A Rose for Emily

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of A Rose for Emily.
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A Rose for Emily

Summary: Literary analysis of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner
In "A Rose for Emily" we are guided through the life of Miss Emily Grierson, a newly departed spinster who has led quite an isolated life. She has always been regarded as a bit eccentric, but it wasn't until after her death, and the finding of a rotting corps in her bed, that people fully understood the magnitude of her eccentricity.

The story takes place in a town called Jefferson, situated in the southern states, some time after the civil war, possibly in the early 1920s when the southern states have gone through considerable changes over a relatively short period of time. "A Rose for Emily" is told in a third person point of view, with a narrator telling the story in retrospect. Although the narrator isn't an actual character in the story, he is very much involved. When speaking of the town he often uses...

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