A Rose For Emily4

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WHAT IS LOVE Love as defined by Webster’s is “a strong and deep feeling of attachment, great affection; passionate attraction and ardent affection, especially for one of the opposite sex”(183). My definition of love is unconditional acceptance, devoutness, and trust, between two consenting individuals. The people involved in a loving relationship share life’s turmoil’s and life’s pleasure’s. In Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”, Emily’s concept of the word …

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…see that Miss Emily could not have truly ever loved him. What Emily viewed as love was truly her fear of loosing Homer. Through this fear she has created a loss greater than no other has. From Faulkner’s work, “A Rose for Emily” we can see that Miss Emily’s definition of love varies greatly from that of my own. Love to me is an unconditional acceptance, devoutness, and trust, between two consenting individuals.