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The Reason the main character Emily Grierson in William Faulkners A Rose for Emily murdered her lover Homer Barron was a combined contribution of the society she lived inThe cousins snootiness and high expectations of the Grierson family legacy made it difficult for Emily and Homer to be together as a couple The two female cousins were more Grierson than Miss Emily had ever been 5 The cousins would keep Emily in line because they were more aristrocatic therefore forcing Emily into keeping the family name pure by not being with a labor worker who often got drunk and liked menThe cousins had a talk with Emily which drove Homer out for a short period of time For fear of Homer leaving her she ventured to the local pharmacy to purchase arsenic then used as rat poison for what she believed might be the only way to keep the man she loved from leaving herEmilys father scared all her suitors away believing that she was too good for all of them which in turn left her single at a very old age Emilys over-possessive father traumatized her into believing that she would be alone all of her life The Patrimony of a man destroys Emily as her father smothers her with over-protectiveness He prevents her from courting anymore Internet 1 Her father never gave her the opportunity of a happy joyful family life which every person deserves Her father never gave her the opportunity of a happy joyful family life which every person deserves When her father died and she found someone she liked she instantly became attached to this man and was not willing to let him goEmily decides she will be vindictive she will have her manInternet 2 Emily chose the first man possible in a sort of way to lash back at the father who never allowed her to have what she desired the most companionship With her father now deceased she
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