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A Rose for Emily

Summary: Essay discusses the aspect of alienation in "A Rose for Emily."
In "A Rose for Emily", Emily, a lady of a noble origin, finds herself alone in small town in the Old South. The townspeople there turn their back on her because of her origin, although they have always been present at all of the events that marked her life, until the day she died. Emily's social isolation is evident through the development of the elements of character and events.

The main reason that led the locals to isolate Emily was the fact that she came from a respectable and prestigious family, in a time where most of the people were poor. The fact that she lives in a big house and has a colored servant to work for her, it is something that make the locals feel that Emily is not one of them, and therefore it is only logical to put her aside. In addition...

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