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William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"

Read William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily". The following two images are taken from the beginning and ending of this story:

". . . only Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the
cotton wagons and the gasoline pumps - an eyesore among eyesores."

". . . confusing time with its mathematical progression, as the old do, to whom the past is not a diminishing road, but, instead, a huge meadow which no winter ever quite touches."

Using proper APA format, citations, and reference page entries, write a brief essay (350-500 words) showing how these two images symbolize both the theme and the plot structure of "A Rose for Emily."

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As you write your essay, please allow my notes to help. Since your bid was 3, I offer 300 words of notes. Once you write your own, please send to me for editing and feedback. Please also use APA to format the sources within your essay:

Both images symbolize the overall theme and the plot structure of "A Rose for Emily." They suggest themes of death and plots to unravel this realization.

The first quote, ". . . only Miss Emily's house was left, lifting its stubborn and coquettish decay above the cotton wagons and the gasoline pumps - an eyesore among eyesores," reiterates the notion of death as a prevalent theme as well as Faulkner's plot. Death's role in ...

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William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" is examined.

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