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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...

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

The ways in which female protagonists are controlled by men are discussed in a comparative analysis of these literary works consis...

'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner and Insanity

In 5 pages this paper examines how the theme of insanity is depicted within the characterization of Emily and her mental illness. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Critical Comparative Analysis of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

This paper compares the literary criticism of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner by Ray B. West Jr. in 'Atmosphere and Theme i...

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 ...

Character Analysis of Emily Grierson in "A Rose for Emily"

that a womans association with a man is what defined women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Yet, Emily was le...

Old South Traditions in Faulkner's 'A Rose For Emily'

And, it is in this essentially foundation of control that we see who Emily is and see how she is clearly intimidated by these male...

A Rose for Emily by Faulkner

the Old South and the New South which further complicates the matter. In the Old South, the South ruled and supported by slavery...

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...

'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 ...

Insanity in Literature

In nine pages this paper examines how insanity is thematically and symbolically portrayed the short stories 'The Lottery' by Shirl...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...