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Love as defined by Websters is a strong and deep feeling of attachment great affection passionate attraction and ardent affection especially for one of the opposite sex183 My definition of love is unconditional acceptance devoutness and trust between two consenting individuals The people involved in a loving relationship share lifes turmoils and lifes pleasures In Faulkners A Rose for Emily Emilys concept of the word love varies greatly from both Websters definition and from mine Emily believed that love meant never being alone even in death This is clearly evident when we noticed that in the second pillow was an indentation of a head One of us lifted something from it and leaning forward that faint and invisible dust dry and acrid in the nostrils we saw a long strand of iron-gray hair856 Throughout this story Faulkner portrays Miss Emily as once important but shows her gradual downslide into a deluded monstrous old lady who cannot distinguish reality from that which is not After the death of Miss Emilys father we notice a marked degeneration of Miss Emily This is apparent when She told them that her father was not dead She did this for three days with the ministers calling on her and the doctors trying to persuade her to let them dispose of the body852 After the loss of her father she could not tolerate a second loss and had secured her man fixing him forever in a pose of order and embrace She believed that there was no price too great to pay to hold on to someone This is evident when she devises the destruction of her lover in order to keep him forever Miss Emily visited the druggist and said I want some poison I want the best you have I dont care what kind The druggist named several Theyll kill anything up to an elephant Arsenic I want arsenic853 replied Miss Emily So Miss
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