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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...

Faulkner, Poe, and Chopin Bringing Characters to Life

did not allow her to be an individual. This offers us a subtle vulnerability that all people possess to some extent. And that vuln...

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...

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...

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...

Edgar Allan Poe's "Ligeia" and William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" Uses of Gothic Symbolism

- into a "setting conducive to unrest and fears" (Fisher 75). The narrator reveals that his grief over his wife Ligeias death pro...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily,' Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' and Gothic Elements

assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression -- a slight hyster...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Other Examples of Eccentricity

are similar to Emilys. The characters discussed are Carrie, from the film "Carrie," Norman Bates from the film "Psycho," Eleanor f...

Comparative Analysis of 2 Critical Views of William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

of her father and her eventual release from her house, little is known of the first thirty years of her life in addition to the li...

Social Patriarchy in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Kate Chopin's 'Story of an Hour'

says she is experiencing anything but sorrow and despair. During the times that this story takes place, a woman was not expected...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and the Roles of Tradition and Myth

taught, by her father, those attitudes that provide them the social status they were born into, a class common to the traditional ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Edgar Allan Poe's 'Fall of the House of Usher'

of the heart, an unredeemed dreariness"( Seelye, 101). The reader is told that Roderick Usher is the last in a long line of an Ar...

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 ...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown' and William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

in humanity until he hears the voice of his wife. When he stumbles out of the woods the next morning, he is a changed man. He ha...

Why Homer Was Murdered by Emily in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

such. We had long thought of them as a tableau, Miss Emily a slender figure in white in the background, her father a spraddled sil...

Literary Analysis of William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

with the ideas of the era have made her a prime target for heartache, as her suitor, not as devoted as Ms. Emily thinks, goes out ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Reasoning Fallacy

that her father is dead. Therefore, she reasons that he is merely resting and is still capable of making decisions for her. She wo...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and the Narrator

town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Society's Views on Sexuality

with one last chance at a relationship in the form of Homer Barron, a day laborer from the North. When the community realized that...

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 ...

Functioning of Viewpoints in Margaret Laurence's 'The Loons' and William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

In five pages the viewpoint's functions in these respective stories are contrasted and compared. There are no other sources liste...

Ambrose Bierce's 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,' William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Oppositions

In 5 pages this paper discusses the North and South oppositional relationship as depicted in these stories by Bierce and Faulkner....

Love and Death in William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and 'A Rose for Emily'

The ways in which Faulkner portrays the themes of death and love in these two short stories are considered in five pages. There a...

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 "...

Plot and Character Analysis of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

no one save an old manservant -- a combined gardener and cook -- had seen in at least ten years" (Faulkner). To the outside wor...