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Essay | William Faulkner's Emily: A Character Study

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of William Faulkner's Emily.
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William Faulkner's Emily: A Character Study

Summary: This is an essay on the heroine of William Faulker's A Rose for Emily. Emily slowly goes insane due to heredity and environment. It discusses the changes in her appearance, the influence of the men in her life, and the backdrop of her small home town.
Only Time Will Tell

"A Rose for Emily," by William Faulkner, is an interesting character study. Faulkner fully develops the characters in this story by using the passage of time and the setting as well as the narration. The story is not told in chronological order; this allows him to piece in relevant information in an almost conversational way. He tells a tale of a woman who goes slowly insane due to heredity and environment; and describes the confusion and curiosity she causes the watching town.

The tale takes place in a smallish town in Mississippi, circa 1920. Over time, the glory of the town has faded, just like Miss Emily Grierson, the main character, and her house. At one time, the house was one of the best houses in one of the best neighborhoods; Miss Emily was considered one of the best young women...

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