Eudora Welty Character Analysis

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What do you think a personality is? How it affect the story? Is every protagonist having similar personality? William Faulkner and Eudora Welty were born in different centuries, but their book, “A Rose for Emily” and “Why I live at the PO” have many kinds of similarities and differences throughout the story. Both stories have similar settings, which takes place in a small town in a South part of the United States. We could see that the story has similarities in the places, but both stories takes place in different decades. On the point-of-view, there are three different kinds of view that tell by different narrator. Usually, different story has the different main protagonist. The protagonist is the main character, who influences the whole story. William Faulkner and Eudora Welty have their own style of how they represent the…show more content…
In “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner writes his story in third-person view, while in “Why I live at the PO,” Eudora Welty writes her story in first-person view. In Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” is told from third person view, which we can gather the information of what the townspeople was talking about. The townspeople believe that she can be easily influenced that she is considers as a pauper because of her father’s death. From this point-of-view we know that we don’t have lack of strong information about the narrator and the protagonist. In Welty’s “Why I live at the PO,” is told from first person view, which makes the readers can feel the same way as how the sister feels. We can also know specifically of why and how there is a conflict in the story. In addition, we could understand deeply her characteristics as there are enough information for us to know what’s happening in the story. However, we don’t have enough information about her as we can assume that she is an unreliable character. She diverts herself not to face the truth that she is the trouble maker in the
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