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Symbolism helps make the stories more vivid and more detailed One story which has symbolism is The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin The symbolism in this story is both the heart trouble Another story which has symbolism is A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner A symbol in this story is the one strand of hair A third story in which there is symbolism is in Sonnys Blues by James Baldwin One example Symbolism in this story is the Housing projects The fourth story in which there is symbolism is in The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman The symbolism in this story is the wallpaper The fifth story in which there is symbolism is in A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery OConnor The symbol in this story is the hat that the grandmother wearsIn The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin there are two different symbols in the story The most obvious symbol is the heart trouble you know this because in the beginning of the story the first line is Knowing that Mrs Mallard was afflicted with a heart trouble great care was taken to break to her as gently as possible of the news of her husbands death It is a literature symbol for being sick but it is conventional symbolism in my views as a heart break Because she was over joyed that she was free but her amount of joy was in her heart and torn when she finds out that her husband is still alive causing a heart break related death This is known at the end of the story when the doctors come and says that she died of heart disease- of joy that kills In A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner one symbol is the one strand of hair The strand of hair was long and iron grey which can symbolize old age And with old age comes death The
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