Essay On A Rose For Emily

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Anthony Placanica
Linda Cashman
ENC1102-46
15 January 2013
Literary Review of “A Rose for Emily”
In “A Rose for Emily,” written by William Faulkner, Faulkner uses a lot of symbolism. As in most of Faulkner’s writings, he generates fictional stories from the South. This story has symbols that are reflected by changes going on around the time it was published. Slavery, taxes, marriage, and death are some of his key points. An important symbol in this story is Emily’s House. Faulkner lets us only see Emily’s house from the outside for most of the story. From the descriptions we are given, we can tell that the house was built in the late 1800s. To live in a house like this one right after the Civil War, usually meant the family came from

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