Differences Between The Old South In William Faulkner's A Rose For Emily

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In the short story “A Rose for Emily” William Faulkner expresses differences between the old south and the new south. Many adjustments that appeared were relevant with the civil war and the fight to free African Americans. In the old south people felt as if they were better than the working class. Then you get to the new south and everything is not handed to you on a silver platter. Miss Emily Grierson was raised pre-civil war, so she never knew anything other than living without responsibilities. She was raised by her father who fought in the war. Their family name was known by many as being a well-respected name. They had a big house that I feel represents Emilys
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