Comparing Miss Emily And Sarty In Faulkner's Barn Burning

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Miss Emily is such a sympathetic character than Abner since her father has locked up her freedom of love, which eventually leads her to murder. Miss Emily and Abner are both difference on their family’s status. Abner dominates the whole family and community while Miss Emily is the one who being controlled by her father. In "Barn Burning," Faulkner illustrates

that Abner is a father who always control his family and wants his son, Sarty, to show loyalty to the family and community. At the beginning, Sarty wants to protect his father even he knows that his father is doing wrong. Since he gives a lot of pressure to his son, it eventually makes him to have fear of his father. From the story, we can see that Abner is always harsh to his son but

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