The Death of Miss Emily Grierson "A Mystery"
The death of Miss Emily Grierson, was it "A Mystery", was this woman so mysterious that everybody in the community had to come visit her at death. The men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old manservant - a combined gardener and cook - had
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upon the dressing table, upon the delicate array of crystal and the man's toilet things" (60).
The narrator is describing this to be the bridal room of when she courted Homer Barron.
And then they announce that a man himself lay in the bed. Then we notice on the other pillow a strand of gray hair. The narrator's tone enhances the mystery as the readers become detectives and use the clues in the time table presented.