1. Emily Grierson is an old lady that was always to herself and who killed the man she loved so that he would never leave her.
2. Colonel Sartoris is a mayor that felt bad for Emily after her father died and he was nice enough to omit her from paying taxes.
3. Tobe is like Emily’s servant that does everything for her because she doesn’t go out at all.
4. Judge Stevens is the man that doesn’t like to bother anybody especially Emily so he tries for people not to accuse her for the bad smell.
5. Homer Barron is a Yankee laborer that started hanging out with Emily and got killed by her.
1. The metaphor that is used to describe Emily is a mixed metaphor because all the people feel different about her.
2. The house is personified in the second paragraph as if it is dead and lifeless.
3. Colonel Sartoris told Emily that she didn’t have to pay taxes in the town anymore.
4. The next generation of leaders sent her a tax notice on the first year.
5. Faulkner described Emily in the sixth paragraph as a small, fat woman in black, with a thin gold chain descending to her waist and vanishing into her belt, leaning on an ebony cane with a tarnished gold head.
6. Emily’s father had already been dead for two years.
7. The neighbors are complaining about the bad smell coming from Emily’s house. Judge Sartoris says it was probably Tobe the servant that killed a rat or snake with poison.
8. Emily told the visitors that her father wasn’t dead.
9. Homer Barron started dating Miss Emily. He was in town to fix the sidewalks.
10. The townspeople were glad at first but then they didn’t think she would seriously of a day laborer like Homer.
11. Emily starts to buy men’s clothes and a toilet set in silver with the initials H.B on each seat.
12. The last time the townspeople saw Homer was when Emily bought all the things.
13. The men sprinkled lemon around Emily’s house... [continues]
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