"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner is a very mind-boggling story. It leaves the reader in a trance. The story has a lot of things going on, which is centered around this rich socialite, Ms. Emily Grierson. In her mind, she still believes her family to be rich and powerful. Ms. Emily loses a piece or herself when her father dies, after which she is left with her dedicated black servant, her strubbornness and
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when the town insisted Ms. Emily pay her taxes. Not only did she refuse to pay the taxes:she even refused to acknowledge the numerous notices she received. The verbal argument she had with the druggist would further prove how stubborn Ms. Emily was. Here is a man with years of training, who has knowledge about the different types of poisoning, trying to explain what each does, and having a verbal confirtation with a layperson.