A Rose For Emily Analysis

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A Rose for Emily This particular short story reminded me somewhat of the crime dramas that are on television today. Faulkner leads the reader into the psychological mind of a probable killer. He never comes straight out and states that Ms. Emily killed Homer Barron, but he leads the reader to suspect as much through the foreshadowing that he utilizes throughout the story. He leaves suspicion that her father may have mistreated her and that Homer may have been homosexual. Ms. Emily went to the pharmacy and purchased arsenic and when the druggist asked what he wanted it for, Ms. Emily simply stared him down. Faulkner wrote “Miss Emily just stared at him, her head tilted back in order to look him eye for eye, until he looked away and went

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