Rose For Emily Reflection

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Throughout the span of this course we have read a wide variety of stories, many of them containing the theme of love. Love is feeling a deep romantic or sexual attachment to someone. Everybody knows what it is like to love someone if it being a family member, a significant other, yourself, or even a pet. With most of the stories there were more than one instance where love was presented. There are so many ways to think about a situation and more times than not you can rule there is a certain connection between someone. With one of the situations being brought to us by, Faulkners’ A Rose for Emily. While starting to read this story, you first realize how much respect the town had for Miss. Emily Grierson. She was considered in the town as …show more content…
This story was something I believe everyone could relate to, especially when it comes to love. The author depicts the two-main people in this story as people who have a past with each other romantically. The man and the lady in the story are sitting at a restaurant waiting for their train, they begin to talk and the man brings up their past. She mentions how the hills look like white elephants which I found very ironic because the “white elephant” in the room is that they still have feelings for each other. “All right. I was trying. I said the mountains looked like white elephants. Wasn’t that bright?” They are trying to find a happy medium between the two of them because it is obvious the way they feel about each other. Which also brings up communication between someone you love. The way they speak to each other to try and communicate out their problems to go back to how things use to be. When you love someone, you will do anything to keep them which the author perfectly shows when the man is trying to persuade the woman to get back together. “I think it’s the best thing to do. But I don’t want you to do it if you don’t really want to.” This shows how when you love someone you look out for their best interest, and even if they do not want to do what you are in favor of they still respect and love you. Even though there is still something between them, they have an agreement upon what their relationship will be like for the upcoming

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