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Faulkners A Rose for Emily A Rose for Emily is one of William Faulkners famous stories The antagonist of it is Miss Emily Grierson which was forced by her dominating and repressive father to grow up alone She was raised to adhere to a certain standards So she stocked with the old souths rules Miss Emily was raised with the belief that no man was suitable for her And her father is the cause of her superior feeling After her fathers death she wanted to live her life her way but every body in the town including the authorities make her feel that her life of living is unacceptable and that based on old south and new south traditions and beliefs Her relation ship with the Colonel Sartoris to make her exempt from paying taxes is suspicious But he did not realize that once he is gone there would be some one else to put her in the right track Miss Emily tried to do some changes in her life when Homer showed up But her feeling of loosing him made her start with a plan that kept him close until her death Many analysts give attention to the story since the first time published Petry mentioned two reasons for making A Rose for Emily a special First the disordered chronology Second the end of the story which is definitely a shocking ending to every reader So we can see how the narrator starts off telling that Miss Emily was dead and everyone in the town went to her funeral Then he went back to tell about Emilys life which ended by killing Homer and keeping his body in the bridal bed 52-54 Loneliness can be a terrible thing to prey on someones mind Apparently no man was good enough for Emily that why she never got married and was by self Her father gone and now she is alone even though she still have
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