Expanation of a rose for Emily

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“A Rose for Emily” William Faulkner wrote the short story “A Rose for Emily”. It was published in 1930. The story was set in the Deep South, Jefferson to be precise. The time period was from 1884 to 1920. Emily Grierson was the main character in the story. Faulkner uses characterization to revel the character of Emily, he expresses the content of her character through physical description, through her actions, words, and feelings, through a narrator’s direct …

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…Emily could not stop society around her from progressing, she was able to stop her own world from progressing. Society had no chose but to deal with Emily. Emily made a chose not to deal with society and that is what she did, she secluded herself from society no matter how much they tried to penetrate into her world, she didn’t allow them to. All through her life, Emily was in conflict with society.