Compare And Contrast A Rose For Emily And Homer

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A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner, Emily Grierson vs. Homer Barron There are many elements that build characters to make a detailed story, two are similarities and differences. In the short story A Rose for Emily, the character Emily Grierson is a very deep character that hides away in her home and has bizarre habits caused by the passing of her father who tormented her. She was abandoned by her lover shortly after her father's passing. She later kills a man who tries to leave her. Homer Barron, also an outsider (like Emily), however charming and the center of the town's affection. A day-laborer and a northerner. Emily decides Homer is her true love, although he did not marry her because he said he “wasn't a marring man,” many assumed

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