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William_Faulkner_1949In “A Rose for Emily”, William Faulkner shows many themes that go from the tragedy that results from our adherence to social roles to the typical behavior of people from a small town; that is, the gossips and rumors that happens there. But, undoubtedly, the main theme of this work is the contrast between the North and the South of the United States and how some people became profoundly affected by the changes that were taking place after the end of the Civil War and were not willing to accept Northern influence in their territory…

From the very beginning, we realize that the author is presenting an archaic character when describing Emily Rose. Emily refuses to accept the pass of time and changes; she is more related and close to a pre-war southerner person than to a post-war one. To the outside world, it might have appeared that Miss Emily…

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