Examples Of Isolation In A Rose For Emily

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A Rose for Emily ESSAY What makes someone to live an isolated and antisocial lifestyle? What are the causes? What are the reasons that people are in the edge of madness when a great life with many opportunities are in front of them? We are able to find some possible answers in the writing A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner. The composition includes five parts that tell us short episodes about Emily Grierson’s life and if we can read between the lines, perhaps we get answers and explanations, how could the outside facts, like her father’s influence, manipulate the decisions, ideology and the life of a people. This essay will explain the role of Mr. Grierson in her daughter, Emily’s life. The very beinning of the story is extraordinary. It…show more content…
She lived in an aristocratic family. The american civil war of the second half of 19th century between North and South was a very important part of the Grierson family. They belonged to South, and though salvery was cancelled, they kept their own black slave, Tobe, who actually was not an important character in the story, but he was the only person next to Miss…show more content…
Grierson surely would not approve that relationship, he tried to protect her daughter against a man like Homer from the beginning. Perhaps that was the reason why Emily was so inconsiderate and bought poison. Mr. Grierson was a Father, a Man, who was respected by Emily, and the only sin he could not have forgiven if his daughter had married with a poor worker. That could be the main reason why she went to the drugstore. Although she felt something, maybe (because of his father’s strict principle) she did not know what was that feeling, the meaning of love was unknown. But on the other hand the respect and loyalty for Mr. Grierson was immovable. That doubt made her make a decision. She made it, and her choice was horrible and great, too, because she did not married with a worker, so she did not dissapointed her father, but on the other hand she did not threw her love away. Instead of, she killed him with the poison and kept his body for decades. A dead man is not a labourer anymore, it does not matter if he was Northern or not, poor or rich. It was only a
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