Rhetorical Tropes In A Rose For Emily

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The effectiveness of rhetorical tropes has a big impact on the reader’s perception. Some rhetorical devices are very persuasive and also symbolizes events. In “A Rose for Emily” there are a lot of rhetorical devices such as Imagery, Symbolism, and Allegory. Also, Dutchman is very detailed with rhetorical devices and are easy to find . Rhetorical devices uses words in a certain way to convey meaning or to persuade. It can also be a technique to evoke an emotion on the part of the reader or audience. The story begins at the huge funeral for Miss Emily Grierson. Nobody has been to her house in ten years, except for her servant. Her house is old, but was once the best house around. The town had a special relationship with Miss Emily ever since…show more content…
Emily had a bad smell in her house when her father died and homer left her. When the town ladies learned that Emily 's father was dead, they went over there to give her their condolences and were met with an Emily in complete denial. For about three days she refused to admit that her father was dead. The preachers and the doctors worked with her and finally Emily faced the facts and broke down in grief and let them take the body and bury it. Ms. Emily would eventually die downstairs in a bedroom where it hasn’t seen light in many years. The “Dutchman” is a story of two-character confrontation that begins playfully but builds rapidly in suspense and symbolic resonance. A Black male named Clay, a twenty-year-old, middle-class black man, a college-trained intellectual from New Jersey. That let his trust fall into the wrong person. Especially, during this time period it was segregation and racism that took over that time period. When Clay is insulted, taunted by her, however, he loses control of both himself and his situation. While Lula the Caucasian women who deceives him and kills him. In “A Rose for Emily” The house represents symbolism because of how long it has been there. The house was built in the 1870’s during civil war and was still there for
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