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A Rose for Emily is a very popular short story because of its style climax and plot The author William Faulkner was a Southern writer from Oxford Mississippi FAulkner bases this story on the tale of Oxfords aristrocratic Miss Mary Neilson She married Captain jack Hume the charming yankee foreman of a street-paving crew over her familys shocked protestsThe style of this story is false romance Miss Emilys father before his death would run off every man that tried to court her Because of this she felt any man she loved would leave her After falling in love with Homer Baron she feared he would run off like the others To keep this from happening she poisoned him and kept his body upstairs in the bedroomThe climax focuses on the room where the corpse was found After Miss Emilys death the town people were cleaning up the house and found a room that was locked They had to break down the door To their surprise they found Homer Barons corpse lying in the bed dressed in a night shirt As the story progresses there is no indication that he had died When they found the toilet things sitting on the dresser with initials HB it was well known that the corpse was Homer Baron I first thought it was her father in the bed then I realized that her father was already buried I then knew it had to be her lover I cringed on the thought of what she did while she was lying next to the corpseFinally the end of this story surrounds a womans life from her mid twenties until her death at the age of seventy-four It describes a prominent lady of a town who led a private life I learned while reading this story that this woman is crazy and had the mind of a child She seemed to lose everything she loved Keeping the body of
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