The Role Of Depression In William Faulkner's A Rose For Emily

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If you lived in a world where you had absolutely no control over anything but it was perfect, would you go insane? You’d become unhappy. This would eventually lead to sadness that would deepen into depression. Depression can also lead into insanity. A world of perfection, paradise, Nirvana, doesn’t exist seeing as every person has a distinct paradise in mind. Within every perfection, there is a flaw making the perfect society imaginary. Every human being is able to possess a dark twisted mind. A single thought that could change a very sane person into a psychotic person. Every single person has the capability and room to become insane and depressed, but what happens when the sadness turning into a deep depression that makes one go completely …show more content…
For one, she lived alone with Toby her manservant and combination of a chef and gardener. Emily herself goes through very traumatic and life changing events. For one she grew up in a house where she had no freedom and was abused by her father. A man who had a tight control on her and her life. A man who never lets Emily leave the house on her own. He might have been experiencing fear of sharing her with the rest of the world, but ultimately this lead to her isolation. She also couldn’t be left on her own much less come in contact with any men who wished to suit …show more content…
She not only showed symptoms of Stockholm syndrome, but also left behind signs Necrophilia. This led her to a fantasy, an alternate reality of her own where everything that happened to her in her life disappeared as if it never truly did happen. She found love in Homer and she kept him finding someone to share a bed with until the end. She never paid her taxes. She didn’t have to according to her father who lied about not having to pay the taxes in the first place after all she was a woman. She was in control, she was psychotic and no one ever

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