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Posts tagged "A Rose for Emily"

Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily: Fallen Monuments and Distorted Relics

William Faulkner was born in 1897 and spent the majority of his life in the South, where he became well acquainted with various character types that inevitably emerge in his stories. Frustrated with school and hoping to find his own  →

Analysis and Summary of “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston

The short story by Zora Neale Hurston “Their Eyes Were Watching God” the reader has its setting in a small village in the South, and the story picks up as the townspeople watch a strange female figure as she makes  →

Analysis and Summary of “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston

As the short story by Zora Neale Hurston, “Sweat” begins, the reader is introduced to the protagonist, Delia, as she is sorting clothes on a spring night in Florida at her home. The main character in Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat”  →

Psychological Character Analysis of Miss Emily in “A Rose for Emily” by Faulkner

Miss Emily Grierson, the main character in William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily," is certainly strange by any average reader’s standards and a character analysis of Emily could go in any number of directions. It is nearly impossible  →

Comparison of Themes in “A Rose for Emily" “The Yellow Wallpaper" and “Sweat"

In Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily", Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat" (click here for a full summary), and Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper", gender (specifically, femininity) is linked to ideas of love and hate through repression. All the main characters in each of these three short  →