A Rose for Who?

Arjun B Vaidya (AJ)
Professor David W Freeman
ENC 1102 - Monday & Wednesday 12PM
1 July 2018
A Rose for Who?

"A Rose for Emily" takes place in fictional Jefferson, Mississippi and follows the story of Miss Emily Grierson, the last representative of the aristocratic and elite Grierson Family. William Faulkner breaks the traditional linear timeline in this narrative, leaving the reader with a mindboggling yet fresh masterpiece that is "A Rose for Emily." The story utilizes many literary techniques and exhibits multiple forms of symbolism throughout the unorthodox narrative timeline. Faulkner's most identifiable technique utilized in the story is the series of flashbacks that ...

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much direction or meaning, taking time to look at the story with an analytical perspective reveals that Faulkner purposely directs the story in this specific manner. "A Rose for Emily" effectively delivers a rewarding and engaging reading experience that leads to a unforgettable and climatic finale, while simultaneously presenting the transitional experience in the south during this time period.
The story begins by taking place at the main character's funeral, where the reader is quickly taken back into time to learn more about Miss Emily Grierson and her family. The author aids the ego of the Grierson family when the reader learns of how Miss Emily's father had supposedly "loaned money to the town" (Faulkner 128), and because of this generous act from Miss Emily's father, Colonel Sartoris apparently "remitted her taxes" (Faulkner 128). Shortly after, the reader can identify Faulkner's use of the mirroring technique when the Board of Alderman visit Miss Emily at her house to ...

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