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The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of beingunloved Mother Teresa Have you ever wondered what it feels like tobe alone or to feel unloved Being in ones own world where no one evenspoke to you In the short story A rose for Emily William Faulknerportrays the idea of being alone through mood setting and ImageryThe mood of A rose for Emily helps the reader understand how thepeople felt about Miss Emily Mr Faulkner uses anger and depressionto show how Emily feels when she was alive Emily always distant herselffrom everyone the only time she was happy was when she was with HomerBaron Emily was so stubborn she didnt even want to pay her taxes Ihave no taxes in Jefferson Emily was a sick one mentally andphysically She killed her boyfriend and locked his body in an upstairsroom In a sicken way he used mood to make his story popWilliam Faulkner also uses to the setting of the story to motivate andto help the reader understand the background of the story He uses afictional place deep down south by Jefferson The town was a lostlegacy Faulkner uses an old time period to make his setting a success Imagery is a big part of this story William uses Imagery to define whathe was seeing He described how Miss Emily looked how the houseinside and out looked He even used imagery to tell us what the housesmelt like Emily was a short fat woman with a big squarish house Butyet she was alone with a Negro to help her around the house This storyis filled with imagery From her parlor furnished heavy withleather-covered furniture to her resembling a colored church windowwhich was sort of tragic and somewhat serene In A rose for Emily Mood Setting and flashback are in fact inWilliam Faulkners category In order to write a great short storyFaulkner chose to use these main literary elements to make his storycome alive
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