A Rose For Miss Emily Research Paper

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Zachary Holland ENGL 2328 Dr. Wilson March 18, 2014 A Rose for Miss Emily This story really threw me for a loop. I really loved it and when I read the ending it was like holy crap did that just happen? Mrs. Grierson lives in her own little world of entrapment. She has been hurt so many times before by people talking bad about her behind her back and with her father leaving her so early by dying and leaving her with knowing basically nothing about life since he trapped her from the world that she feels the need to trap the last true love of her life Mr. Barron. So the true causes of evil are her father trapping her and keeping her away from people and men so long that she literally ends up crazy. Her father was apparently a cruel old man who never wanted his daughter to find true love and move away from him. “None of the young men were quite good enough for Miss Emily and such.” (48) “So when she got to be thirty and was still single, we were not pleased exactly, but vindicated; even with insanity in the family she wouldn't have turned down all of her chances if they had really materialized.” (49, 50) These two quotes show that her father was a real evil man who never saw any man well enough for his daughter and by the time she was thirty she was still single and really did not have a clue what she had been through and that she…show more content…
Barron forcing him to stay even though he was dead. She laid next to him for years and years for that is all she ever knew. Her father died on her leaving her with nothing to know about love so she kills the man and makes his body stay. “The man himself lay in the bed.” (127) “Then we noticed that in the second pillow was the indentation of a head. One of us lifted something from it, and leaning forward, that faint and invisible dust dry and acrid in the nostrils, we saw a long strand of iron-gray hair.” (131,
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