In “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner depicts the series of events and circumstances surrounding a reclusive woman in a small Mississippi town. The woman, Emily Grierson, is portrayed as eccentric by everyone in the town for her strange behavior. Faulkner uses a distinct narrative style throughout his story, using structure and narration to inform the reader’s understanding of the main character, Emily. Faulkner presents the narrative through a unique structure, with the narrator utilizing a series of flashbacks to depict the events of the story. These flashbacks are all chronological except for the first one, the one in which Emily dies.
While my dad checked Hunter in my sisters and I took a seat on this wooden bench which was located in the back of the room. A couple minutes later the veterinarian came out and called Hunters name. At this point Hunter was so excited to be at the vet that he started pulling Krista. Hunter was pulling Krista to the point that Krista almost fellWhen we finally got into the small rectangle room the veterinarian placed Hunter on this table to do his exam to make sure he is healthy. This took the veterinarian almost an hour.
I watched the trees and counted the clouds on the way. On reaching the church, I cried out in glee when I saw a little kitten behind the rose bushes, just adjacent to the church. The kitty gazed deep into my eyes and I fell in love with it instantly. I rushed towards it to pet it in my lap. Mummy scolded me for dirtying my dress.
Then we started to talk about the war and he told me the war was over he thought then he told me that he was worried that he was going to get hurt, but then I fell asleep and the next morning I woke up and me and my dad went on a walk to find him a new job and to see my mom’s grave because she died in world war 1 also and she was buried after she died. So while we walked we talked about him finding a new job and how hard it would be for every was coming back from the war and trying to find jobs. So then we stopped in my favorite ice cream place to get ice cream and there was a sign on the door that said help wanted so my dad decided to apply an application to get a job
No one ever sees Homer come back out of the house and everyone starts to notice an awful smell coming from inside. Since it was in a generation when the law wasn’t so strict no one really looked into the situation. When Emily died people finally were let into her house for the funeral. They found Homer lying in the bed decayed. Everyone then realizes that was the awful smell coming from house.
The story of the haunting begins on the grounds of the Pittock Mansion. People have said that they could hear the sounds of someone walking around the yard in heavy boot and then coming into the side door. It is possible that some people have seen this entity because it has been said that he is the gardener. All of the museum staff and even visitors have seen the happy couple Henry and Georgiana.
Then there is an empty house, filled with only memories of a family torn apart by hate. Each household has different scars but the same cover up story. The wife telling her neighbors that she tripped and fell; and the child laughing with their friend, talking about how great life is. Even the empty house tells the future buyers that it is a place to raise a family. They are all lies.
Throughout “My Papa’s Waltz” and “Those Winter Sundays”, the author’s reflect on how their fathers were hard workers, although each memory is emotionally different. In “My Papa’s Waltz”, Roethke remembers his father coming home from work and his hands “Was battered on one knuckle” (Line 10). Even though the father had a long day at work, the boy recounts him coming home and dancing with him. Whereas “Those Winter Sundays”, Hayden recalls his fathers hard work by describing his “Cracked hands that ached/
The concept of Shared Humanity is shown in the novels and short story, How I Live Now, “The Scarlet Ibis” and Hatchet. Two parts of Shared Humanity are shown in Meg Rosoff’s novel “ How I Live Now” Emotions and loss happen when Daisy and Piper arrived at Gateshead barn only to find everybody is dead and Ding is dying because he was left in the farm without food.. “ I guess he'd been left in there with no food for much too long and his eyes were dull but recognized Piper and me and dinged his bell and rubbed his baby horns against Piper as best he could given that he was mostly dead.” ( Chapter 26 Pg,143). This shows emotions like sadness which are common all humans Humans carry this emotions because they get emotionally attached to a animal and
Good Bye? “There we laid her to rest in a dark oak coffin in her final spot.” My Dad told me as I snuggled up in my fluffy pillows, trying to sleep, until I remembered… The dark oak coffin just like the wood of my bed frame. Being 13 years old never helped either, watching the coffin being lowered down into the grave and being covered with dirt was like being shot in the stomach. I will never forget that.
Mary explained to her son she could not walk and he called an ambulance. Mary stated she does not like to bother her children with her problems because they are all very busy people. Mary was wearing the same night gown and bathrobe she was transported to the hospital in. The bathrobe was dirty
Getting through about half way in the book, the Watsons decide to take a trip to visit grandma and she lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Byron is so excited for this trip, he wants to drive part of the way to scare dad. The night before they leave Byron sleeps in Willona 's room so he can 't run for it in the morning. Before they leave, the plan is to make it to CIncinnati Ohio and stay in a hotel for a night to take a break so Dad isnt too tired of driving. The next day they still don 't plan on going to Birmingham, they will stay at a rest stop in Knoxville, and then they will drive to Birmingham the following day.
But through time, his brother, the narrator of the story, helps him along the way. On page 4, Doodle and his brother show up to breakfast with a surprise for their parents, “There wasn’t a sound as Doodle walked slowly across the room and sat down at his place at the table. Then mama began to cry and ran over to him hugging him and kissing him. Daddy hugged him too” (Hurst).
When Odysseus had finished resting he took a very long nap under a group of oak trees. When he awoke it was very cold and it was raining so he went to the hut he found the other day only to find a lady in her chair. Odysseus asked the woman if she knew what island they were on or if she could get him a way to his parents house for Saturnalia. She did not say a word, but after a while she said bring me a tooth from a shark, the fleece of a giant sheep, and the hide of a lion and I will give you a way to your parents house. Odysseus was outraged at what he had to do to get home, but he set out on his journey to collect the items, starting with the fleece of the sheep.
-“So the next night, after midnight, four men crossed Miss Emily 's lawn and slunk about the house like burglars, sniffing along the base of the brickwork,” (Faulkner II). -“When her father died, it got about that the house was all that was left to her; and in a way, people were glad,” (Faulkner II). -“The day after his death all the ladies prepared to call at the house and offer condolence and aid,” (Faulkner