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Comparison Between Flannery O'Connor and William Faulkner Short Stories

In three pages this essay compares O'Connor's 'Good Country People' with Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' in terms of their usage of ...

Characterization of Abner Snopes and Symbolism in 'Barn Burning by William Faulkner

This paper examines how symbolism enhances Abner Snopes' characterization in William Faulkner's short story 'Barn Burning' in five...

Three Short Stories Set in the American South

this story that Dees mother has always secretly longed for acceptance from Dee. Mrs. Johnson was always amazed by her daughters "...

3 Expert Tales of Death

later in the story, Montressor relates that his family was once "great and numerous" (Poe 146). The use of the past tense indicate...

'Tent Worms' and Tennessee Williams

In three pages this essay discusses this short story by Tennessee Williams in an analysis of techniques....

A Rose for Emily

the author and his works this short story holds a deeper and more historical position. In relationship to the story itself, anot...

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...

Grotesque in the Works of Flannery O'Connor and William Faulkner

In five pages the grotesque is analyzed within the context of Faulkner's short story 'A Rose for Emily' and O'Connor's short story...

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...

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...

Short Stories and Rounded Character Building

The ways in which rounded characters are constructed within short stories are considered in a six page examination of Guy de Maupa...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Themes of Pride and Loneliness

In five pages this paper discusses these themes presented in William Faulkner's short story with also literary elements including ...

'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner and Southern History

In seven pages this paper examines the history of the Old South as it reveals intself in William Faulkner's short story. Four oth...

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...

Protagonist's Insanity in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

It is clear early-on that it was common knowledge in the town that Emilys father was abusive -- if not physically, then certain m...

William Faulkner's Short Story 'Dry September'

beating his wife which illustrates a theme of the helpless, and perhaps primarily the helplessness of women in society controlled ...

The Text and Film Versions of 'A Rose for Emily'

the characters talk and interact creates a very different setting for the story. It also limits how we envision the story that unf...

'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 ...

'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner and Love

living with Emily, which is certainly not proper but the town accepts this because there is sympathy for Emily who is a sad and lo...

Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' Analyzed

and we do see a wonderful complexity that is both subtle and descriptive. We see this in the opening sentence, which is seems to b...

'A Rose For Emily' Short Story Analysis

Her neighbors believed she never married because "none of the young men were quite good enough" (Faulkner 437). It was only when ...

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...

Barn Burning by Faulkner

testify, to lie for his father he can "smell and sense just a little of fear because mostly of despair and grief, the old fierce p...

Father/Son Relationship in Faulkner’s “Barn Burning”

judge asks if he can produce the black man, Harris said no, he was a stranger; then he says "Get that boy up here. He knows" (Faul...

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...

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 ...

"Barn Burning," Sarty's Attitudes Towards his Father

This essay pertains to William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning," and the changing attitudes of its 10-year-old protagonist Sa...

Mature Style of William Faulkner

it is encompasses self-sacrifice, pity and compassion for others, who are also suffering through lifes hardships. Essentially, thi...

Protagonist Monologues

there are certain things a person must do, certain things a man must feel and never turn away from. So many men were lost in their...

Faulkner's Rose for Emily/Time Imagery

the narrator another instance where the town was concerned about Miss Emily and her home, which was over a smell, an awful smell o...