Rose for Emily Essay

627 Words Feb 20th, 2016 3 Pages
“A Rose for Emily”- An Invisible Rose “A Rose for Emily”, one of the short fictions written under thoughts of a southern writer, William Faulkner, tells about life-style, characteristics and social behavior in the Southern of America. The author portrays the realistic life of an isolated woman, Miss Emily, in both mental and physical aspects. She is characterized as a complicated one that has serious mental illness. Through Miss Emily, a fictional woman, readers can feel what had driven her to become abnormal like that. First, Miss Emily was influenced so deeply from her father, a strict and selfish man, so that she could not decide anything. This is one of the main reasons that direct Emily to an odd personality in her life. During …show more content…
There was a huge hole of emotion and love in her heart. After her father died, she had lost the balance of life and been afraid of losing previous things. All of these reasons created abnormal things in her characters. Third, there were a lot of theory about the reasons why she killed Homer Barron. Some people think that she loved him and wanted to keep him forever. However, if Homer Barron was the man she loved, she could not use poison for rat to kill him. Emily’s whole life only had had two men passed without other friendship. She always had a thought to own anything, any person she loved. So she died in loneliness with Homer Barron’s body. Miss Emily was really a mystery in the town, no one could ask her anything and did not know what happened inside the old, poor lady. All they could do were reckon what she was doing. Emily was totally a misery woman who lacked of love and friendship. In short, Emily was a pitiful woman that needed a lot of interested in from other people. If her father had not treated her so strict, and she had had a better life in society with a lot of friends and a faithful partner, she would be a different one. Throughout the story, William did not mention to any rose, but it was symbolized for the sympathy that author presented to her. “A rose for Emily” was an invisible rose that author gave to Miss Emily. The author also shows an educational lesson for parents that parental controls are important, but they should not

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