Alien Isolation Essay Introduction

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Alien Abduction On November 20, 2015 I was abducted by aliens. Luckily, I was not harmed just very frightened. They were all purple with one eye and one antennae on their head. I was surrounded by them and they told me that I needed to give them all of the information I could on one of many topics. Depending on the information I provided them, they will choose to either let Earth join them or destroy Earth, so I wanted to be sure I provided them with the most knowledge I could. I decided to inform them on isolation because isolation occurring is very common and luckily I had access to many resources when I was abducted. To inform them more about isolation I talked about “A Rose for Emily”, “”Trifles”, and “The Facebook Sonnet” because they …show more content…
The main character, Emily is an older woman who does not talk to any family members and has no friends, which is why she is uncomfortable whenever she has visitors, which is not very often. This is shown when she has men come to her house asking for her to pay taxes. She claims that she does not have any taxes and to talk to Colonel Sartoris about the matter, for he is the one who told her she did not have to pay taxes. It turns out Colonel Sartoris is dead. She either knew he was alive and was just trying to get rid of the men from her house in order to return to her isolation, or she kept herself so isolated from the town that she did not know Colonel Sartoris had died. Emily’s father had kept her isolated from men her whole life. When he died, she did not visit many people, except one man named Homer. She intended on marrying him, but then she found out that he was homosexual, and she was very distraught by this which caused her to alienate herself from the rest of the town once he disappeared, except his dead corpse was actually in her bed. In “A Rose for Emily”, Faulkner wrote, “After her father’s death she went out very little; after her sweetheart went away, people hardly saw her at all”. After her father kept her from people, mostly men, she was more comfortable being alone which is why people from the town never saw her out. Unfortunately for Emily, she was unable to be freed from her isolation because …show more content…
The women, Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Lewis, try to solve the murder mystery of Mr. Wright from a woman’s perspective. They discover an empty bird cage, which can symbolize Mrs. Wright’s life- caged in and unable to escape from her isolation. They then discover that Mrs. Wright had a bird, when they find it dead in a beautiful case. Her bird was her only friend in life and it was how she coped with her loneliness. The two women realize that Mr. Wright killed her bird, and that was why she killed him. In “The Literature Trifles of Symbolism”, Elizabeth Ridge wrote, “Mrs. Wright lived a lonely life, she was isolated and depressed. Her husband, who obviously was emotionally unavailable to her, pushed her over the edge by killing her precious bird”. When Mr. Wright killed her bird, she felt she had to kill him because her bird was her only escape from complete alienation. Mr. Wright trapped her like she was a bird in a cage. Mrs. Wright killed her husband because it was her only way to be free from

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