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William Faulkner
"A Rose For Emily"
William Faulkner
-most stories occur in Yoknapatwpha County, Mississippi
- won a nobel prize
"A Rose for Emily" Synopsis
The time is the 1930s or therabouts, and Emily has just passed away at the age of seventy-four. It is the occasion of her death that prompts the narrator of the story to tell you about her. Emily is the last one of the Friersons, an aristocratic family of the old South. With her death the last vestiges of the pre-Civil War society and its aristocracy have passed down from the town of Jefferson forever. "alice" you are told, "Miss Emily had been a tradition, a duty, and a care" for the town, and the narrator goes on to describe what the old tradition was like. It is not a pretty picture.
Katherine Anne Portor's work
The jilting of Granny Weatherall
Katherine Anne Porter
-many of her works reflect her adolescent life in the Southwest and the family tales she heard as a young girl.
-Porter often writes about the passon of old order and of confusion and guilt that accompany that change.
-Porter wanted to "discover and understand human motives and feelings"
The Jilting of Granny Wheatherall synopsis
the story opens with Granny Wheatherall in the car of Doctor Harry at Her daughter Cornelia's house. Granny, who is dying of old age, reviws the past and has occasional glints of understanding the present. SHe thinkd of things she has to do, such as getting rid of the love letters in her attic. She feels that cornelia is humoring her , She wishes
Theme of "Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
wounded pride, if not overcome, can rob a person of happiness, peace, and salvation
Point of View in "Jilting of Granny Weatherall"
two third person narrative voices are juxtaposed. The one sounds educated while the other uses Granny's diction
Setting and style of "Jiling of Granny Wheatherall"
setting: Granny's bedroom and Granny's mind

style: vivid images, similies
Characterization in "Jilting of Granny Wheaterall"
-Granny is frustrated with the loss of her physical powers
-Granny desires to be physically actice and to impose order on her world
- Franny is angry about her losses she has experienced