William Faulkner is an American author and screenplay writer. He was born in 1897 and died in 1962. His known for his poems and short stories, like A Rose for Emily.
A Rose for Emily
The setting is in the South, in a small town at Emily's house.
The narrator is an unknown elder citizen of the town, who tells the story of Emily.
Themes of the story are Love, Death, and Solitude.
An example of Figurative Language in A Rose For Emily would be in the first paragraph, a Metaphor.
"When Miss Emily Grierson died... the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument..."
The order of the story A Rose for Emily is different than others. It starts off with the death of Emily, but as the story continues you meet Emily as a young woman. That shows that the story will not be in chronological order. The entire story continues on with flashback within flashback. Until the last part of the story is when you are reading that present moment.
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