A Rose For Emily By William Faulkner Essay

806 Words Sep 24th, 2016 4 Pages
Who actually knows their neighbor? We live by them for year’s even decades but there are not many people who truly know what happens after the front door closes. People never really know who lives next to them even if they have grown up in the same town all their life. A great example of this is the short story A Rose for Emily, by William Faulkner. The town did not just know Miss Emily they also knew the generations that passed before her. They all knew she came from a very prestige family and a very strict father who believed no suitor was ever good enough for his daughter. The counter effects of her father’s actions made her become lonely and desperate for love, a love so desperate that she would even kill for it. When reading a book a person’s imagination is put into practice to build the world of the story. A person must use their mind to be able to describe what they think a character may sound like, look like, gestures, clothes they would wear, and where they live. But when it comes to most films, sadly the use of our imagination is not needed. While Faulkner leads the reader through this inexplicable romance using glimpses of the past, the movie version of "A Rose for Emily," directed by Lyndon Chubbuck starring Angelica Houston and John Randolph, presents the story in sequence. This takes the complete effect of Faulkner’s idea of letting the reader imagination take into place. Creating the film in sequence was not the only mistake that was done, the film also left…

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