Changes In William Faulkner's A Rose For Emily

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“A Rose for Emily” The story “A Rose for Emily” was written before the American Civil War, a time when wealthy Southern whites owned large farms and exploited slave labor to keep on operating at the lowest cost possible. Change in the south was very difficult and many people would not accept the change. Faulkner expresses how if you are not accepting to the new ways and changes in the south you will end up old and moldy, like Miss Emily. Emily at the end of the story ends up dead in her home alone with no one in sight. Without progress in change you will end up just like Miss Emily and the Old South, dead. Without acceptance you will be alone and out of the group because in the story “A Rose for Emily” Emily was the only woman left out and
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