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A Perspective Look at A Rose for EmilyThesis As any reader can see A Rose for Emily is one of the most authentic short stories by Faulkner His use of characterization narration foreshadowing and symbolism are four key factors to why Faulkners work is idealistic to all readers The works of William Faulkner have had positive effects on readers throughout his career Local legends and gossip trigger the main focus of his stories Considering that Faulkner grew up in Mississippi he was very familiar with the ways of the South This award winning author has been praised by many critics for his ability and unique style of writing One of Faulkners most popular works which also was his first short story nationally published in 1930 A Rose for Emily is one of the most authentic short stories by Faulkner Pierce 849 By writing about the political and social ways of the South Faulkner was able to create an illusion of the New south as being what we know today as mainstream America His use of characterization narration foreshadowing and symbolism are four key factors to why Faulkners work is idealistic to all readersThe use of characterization in A Rose for Emily is clearly important to the story It is obvious to all readers that Miss Emily Grierson is the protagonist or the principal character According to a prominent critic Elizabeth Sabiston Emily is a gothic character 142 Sabiston is referring to Emily that way because of the fact that she slept with the skeleton of her lover for forty years Miss Emily added a mystical tone the mood of the story due to her incapability of being able to live in reality Watson 180 She was awfully stubborn to the townspeople This stubbornness also ties in with Emilys ability to live in reality After she refuses to pay her taxes directly to the mayor she tells them to go and see Colonel Satoris
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