Usage Of Elements Of Fiction I

When a person reads a story, he or she is aware of many types of elements of fiction. An author uses elements of fiction to make his or her story move and read in a way that will make the story enjoyable and a thrill to read. By using these elements in the right way, the author creates an abundance of suspense within the reader, making the reader wonder what is to come. Faulkner uses a number of elements of fiction in "A Rose for Emily." Plot, foreshadowing, and flashbacks are just a few of the elements used to create a story full of suspense and wonder.
The plot of "a Rose for Emily" is of the mysterious life of Emily Greirson and her personal conflict with her southern heritage. ...

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back to the time when a deputation tried to collect on her taxes. This flashback is used to describe the lifestyle Emily has been living for the past years and also the appearance that Emily has taken on as a result of staying in the house. Emily's hereditary obligations that she had to the town are shown in the flashback of her buying arsenic from the druggist. The druggist tells Emily that by law she must say what the poison is for. Emily only gives him a stern look and is given the poison. Emily’s influence of the townspeople and the respect they have for her is shown in this scene.
Faulkner's usage of flashbacks is also foreshadowing. In the flashback of Emily buying the arsenic, we can predict that someone or something is about to be killed. Later on in the story, we find out that Homer Barron, who was thought to have left, was actually poisoned by Emily so that he could never leave her. When Emily keeps her father in the house three days after his death, we ...

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