"A Rose for Emily"

"A Rose for Emily"


Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the
text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text,
including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

Analyze the impact of the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate
elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action
is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

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"A Rose for Emily" Context, Themes, & Literary Elements

This video discusses the context, theme, and literary elements in "A Rose for Emily." Pay particular attention to the literary elements!

"A Rose for Emily" Explanation and Timeline Video

This video gives a great explanation of the story and timeline of "A Rose for Emily."

Characterization & Symbolism in "A Rose for Emily"

This article goes more in-depth into literary elements of "A Rose for Emily." Pay close attention to the section comparing Emily to the Old South!

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"A Rose for Emily" Final Question.

How can you compare the way Emily is characterized with Faulkner's ideas about the Old South? Support your answer by citing evidence from both videos and the article.

Write a 1 page response comparing the two and cite at least 3 pieces of evidence to support your answer. Turn in your answer in the assignment basket at the beginning of the next class.