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Loneliness: Faulkner and Hemingway

is also presented in a manner that makes the reader see what a sad and lonely life she has likely led. This is generally inferred ...

Insanity: A Rose for Emily

flowing calligraphy in faded ink, to the effect that she no longer went out at all" (Faulkner). This is a clear indication that Em...

Motive and Meaning: A Rose for Emily

While this may be one way of looking at the story, and the character of Emily, it seems to lack strength in light of the fact that...

Attitudes Seen in Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

oppressed. Later in the story the reader learns of how Emily was not allowed to have male suitors and how her only responsibilit...

Nobility of Emily in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

secrets are inferred. That her father suppressed her sexuality and thwarted her womans life is clearly stated. The town assumes t...

A Reading of Faulkner's A Rose for Emily

This paper discusses the character of Emily in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily.' This five page paper has no outside referen...

Presence of the Dead Father in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In seven pages this paper examines how the social oppression of Southern women is represented through the constrictions Emily stil...

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

honesty, no such thing for anyone. She seeks happiness in many avenues of pursuit but she may well be unrealistic in all she pursu...

Switching Partners

yo like. Ill be home tonight." The screen door made a little snick as it swung closed, and she was alone. She pulled the gown back...

A Rose for Emily

deathly lit environment gives the mention of rose a very sad and lonely tone. While people may, at first, immediately think the ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Gender Controls

In five pages this paper examines how gender conditions controlled the protagonist Emily in Faulkner's short story with reference ...

Literary Realism and Social Problems

a very unexpected place: her fears. She is so terrified that life is simply going to pass her by that the thought nearly paralyze...

Class Themes in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper and William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

her to take. It is interesting to note that the onlookers do not realize that they might have driven Emily to insanity. Wallace ...

3 Adjectives Applied to the Protagonist of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

of the narrators gender importance. It is suggested -- by a woman, no less -- that something be said to Emily in an effort to rid...

Culture of the American South in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner'

In six pages this paper discusses the profound impact of the culture of the American South upon Emily Grierson in the short story ...

Theme of Death in William Faulkner’s ‘A Rose for Emily’

she retreated into security of the family homestead, which like the lady of the house, was also dying a slow death. Before the Ci...

Two Views of Love

he will bring the excitement back into her life. When she gives him a cutting from her prized mums to give to another woman (its a...

"A Rose for Emily": William Faulkner's Elegy for the Old South

literary criticism entitled, The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction, Judith Fetterley described "A Rose for...

Literature and Community

great deal of literature there is a foundation that is laid in relationship to a community. The community is a part of the setting...

Organization of Plot in A Rose for Emily by Faulkner

time reader knows the story may move on logically from her death to another consecutive event. However, after a couple of paragr...

Setting in Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily

whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument" (Faulkner I). In this one im...

Symbolism in Faulkner and Mansfield and an Analysis of Poetry

(Faulkner). In the story of Miss Brill one does not see her as a tradition of the people, a sort of monument to an Old South bec...

A Rose for Emily and the South

had died, the reader recognizes that Emily must always live in that Old South because of her father and his demands. But, at the s...

Life and Writings of William Faulkner

This paper consists of six pages examines William Faulkner's life and the themes of life and death that abound in his novel The So...

'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner from a Psychological Perspective

as devoted as Ms. Emily thinks, goes out with another woman. When he returns, Emily poisons him with arsenic. Finally, she closes ...

Short Stories of William Faulkner and Their Themes

In five pages this paper examines the themes featured in William Faulkner's short stories 'Dry September,' 'The Bear,' and 'A Rose...

Scholarly Criticism of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

to admit for three days that he was dead. The narrator says, "We did not say she was crazy then. We believed she had to do that. W...

Social Influence and 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

he recognizes the inconsistencies between the social representation of men and women, and is bold enough to comment upon them. Th...

Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" - Southern Society and the Grotesque

pertinent thematic statement about social conditions in the old South; namely, that the reliance upon a superficial standard of mo...

Emily Grierson a Grotesque Character

late at night and sprinkling lime around, presumably on the theory that her servant killed a rat or snake and they smell its decom...