There were some passages and small details that were included in the story that I didn't understand and left me a little confused. Miss Emily made it very clear and evident that she would not be paying any taxes, but when there was a change in mayors, she was then requested to pay, when they came to see her they let a little old woman basically tell them that there visit was wasted because she hadn't paid taxes in the past and wasn't going to pay them then. I wonder what they did about that, were her taxes being compiled in one mass pile? Or did they take her word and although the taxes were issued they ignored them and allowed them to not be paid? After her father had passed, the narrator calls Emily a pauper, which defined means a poor person, if she was so poor where did she get the money to pay for the groceries she sent Tobe to get religiously, where did the money come from when she purchased the new belongings for Homer Barron? It seemed that a lot of people had formed cabals; in the neighborhood. They did a lot of talking about Emily and her impervious crazy ways, but know one demanded that she needed help, I don't know if Im looking... [continues]
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