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A Rose for Emily

Summary: A Rose For Emily: Point of view
Through point of view, William Faulkner in "A Rose for Emily", brings out a since of gossip that he could not have done through other means. By having the story told in the perspective of the townspeople, one was given certain parts of the story, while others were left to the imagination. This resulted in the reader asking why things were the way they were and striving to find out what was going to happen.

The fact that the story was told from the eyes of the townspeople makes the reader side with them. Because of this, Miss Emily was regarded as a strange, eerie character, who was also pathetic and sad. From the aspects that she was from old money, never married, bought arsenic, had a man for a housed keeper, and never had anyone in the house, set her up to be gossiped about...

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