A Rose For Emily Change

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In the story “A Rose for Emily,” written by William Faulkner, you take a journey through Miss. Emily Grierson’s life. Miss Emily resides in a tiny town called Jefferson during the late 1800s and early 1900s. During this time period, southern tradition and the role you played in the community was very important. This is a time of industrialization for the South, which Emily does not adapt to. Change is Miss Grierson’s biggest enemy. She does not accept her fathers death for three days; she also refuses to pay taxes to the town of Jefferson . With the changes to the newly added sidewalk brings Homer Barron’s company to the town. Also in “A Rose for Emily,” Emily is a symbolic figure of how old southern traditions are slowing dying off and yet
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