Till Death Do They Part

Miss Emily of “A Rose for Emily” and Granny Weatherall of “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” are two strong southern ladies who have suffered and weathered (hence the name “Granny Weatherall”,) difficult pasts, and even harder times in the love department. Each lady handles her problems in her own way, but a thwarted past in … Read more

A Rose for Emily: Fallen from Grace

A comparative essay on the use of symbolism in William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily. ” Authors traditionally use symbolism as a way to represent the sometimes intangible qualities of the characters, places, and events in their works. In his short story “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner uses symbolism to compare the Grierson house … Read more