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    What Brittany understood about the poem fit right along with the author’s message. I thought this was interesting because as a class we over-dramatized the poem, believing that there was a deeper meaning. As an English major, Brittany knew that author’s intent is not always for a deeper meaning, sometimes a bird is just a bird, or as Brittany had explained, “the curtain is blue because I wanted it to be blue, not because I am sad”. Although poems can be ambiguous and open to interpretation, I found it interesting that Brittany, with the major she’s studying, was able to conclude that for this poem there were no clandestine…

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    “A Rose for Emily” Critical Analysis “In good fiction, certain of the details will tend to accumulate meaning from the action of the story itself, and when this happens they become symbolic in the way they work” (O’Connor). In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” many components that may be initially dismissed in a passage, through intelligent writing, gather a deeper meaning. Homer, for example, appears to be just another tragedy to strike the pathetic life of Emily Grierson. However, many…

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