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A Rose for Emily

Summary: This essay is a character analysis of Emily Grierson. The author is:
Faulkner, William. "A Rose for Emily." The Bedford Introduction to Literature. Ed. Michael Meyer. 6th ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2002. 75-81.
We learn many things through experience as we grow older, and these experience lessons make us who we are in life. In William Faulkner's short story, "A Rose for Emily," Emily Grierson was among the higher class of people in her community, and her family acted as if they were above the other classes. Her family demanded the respect and fear of many yet, "behind their hands" (Faulkner 78) the same many scrutinized and judged Emily. This crowd grew very conscious of Emily since she became a recluse. Emily's upbringing by her father, the death of her father, and the disappearance of her sweetheart were all of the factors that contributed to her seclusion.

Initially, Emily was taught by her father to stay home and was not taught self-esteem, self-confidence, self-worth, or self-dependence by her father. Emily was restricted from courting by her father; her father would...

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