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Using Characterization to Analyze Point of View in William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” Characterization refers to the techniques a writer uses to develop characters. In the story A Rose for Emily William Faulkner uses characterization to reveal the character of Miss Emily. He expresses the content of her character through physical description, through her actions, words, and feelings, through a narrator's direct comments about the character's nature, and through the actions, words, and …

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…Miss Emily's pride was expressed through her actions, words, and feelings, through a narrator's direct comments about the character's nature, and through the actions, words, and feelings, of other characters. Miss Emily's story constitutes a warning against the sin of pride: heroic isolation pushed too far ends in homicidal madness. Work Cited Faulkner, William. “A Rose for Emily”. Narrative Fiction: An Introduction and Anthology. Harcourt Brace & Company. Florida: Orlando, 1994. 442-449. Lindsay Campbell Term Paper Eng 214