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A Rose for Emily - Summary, Analysis, Context, Southern Gothic Literature

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1. A report on a short story: A Rose for Emily written by William Faulkner Prepared by: MarcVener C. Del Carmen 2. Presentation Outline: 3. Context 4. William Faulkner…
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  • 1. A report on a short story: A Rose for Emily written by William Faulkner Prepared by: MarcVener C. Del Carmen
  • 2. Presentation Outline:
  • 3. Context
  • 4. William Faulkner Image 1:YoungWilliam Faulkner
  • 5. Image 1: Young William Faulkner
  • 6. Image 2: Old William Faulkner
  • 7. Image 2: Old William Faulkner
  • 8. A Rose For Emily Image 3: “A Rose for Emily” Cover 1
  • 9. Image 3: “A Rose for Emily” Cover 1
  • 10. Image 4: “A Rose for Emily” Cover 2
  • 11. Image 4: “A Rose for Emily” Cover 2
  • 12. Post-CivilWar/ Reconstruction Period
  • 13. Post-Civil War/ Reconstruction Period Image 5: Reconstruction Period 1
  • 14. Post-Civil War/ Reconstruction Period Image 6: Reconstruction Period 2
  • 15. Post-Civil War/ Reconstruction Period Image 7: Reconstruction Period 3
  • 16. Story and Analysis
  • 17. Title
  • 18. Title About theTitle Image 8: “A Rose to Emily”
  • 19. Structure
  • 20. Structure
  • 21. Structure Time Image 9: Emily onWindow
  • 22. Structure Time Image 9: Emily onWindow
  • 23. Structure Temporal Shifts Image 10: Emily on Mirror
  • 24. Structure Temporal Shifts Image 10: Emily on Mirror
  • 25. Setting
  • 26. Setting Image 11: New Albany, Mississippi
  • 27. Characters
  • 28. Characters Main/Dynamic Character Image 12: EmilyGrierson
  • 29. Characters Static Characters Image 13: Homer Barron Image 14:Tobe
  • 30. Characters Other Static Characters
  • 31. Plot Overview & Summary
  • 32. Plot Overview & Summary
  • 33. Plot Overview Image 15: Plot Overview
  • 34. Plot Overview Section One
  • 35. Plot Overview SectionTwo
  • 36. Plot Overview SectionThree
  • 37. Plot Overview Section Four
  • 38. Plot OverviewSection Five
  • 39. Summary Image 16: “A Rose for Emily” Cover 3
  • 40. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrativ Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 30 II. 26, 27 • When Emily was 30, Emily’s father died (26) • Emily refused to accept her father’s death. When the town people forced to bury her father, she broke down. (27) 30~32 III. 30 • Emily was sick for a long time. • In the summer after the Emily’s father, the town had a contract for paving the sidewalks. (30) Image 17: Emily and Father
  • 41. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrativ Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 32 III. 30, 33 • Emily acquainted with a day worker, Homer Barron (aYankee—a big, dark, ready man, with a big voice and eyes lighter than his face). (30) • The town ladies started to gossip about the love affair. “Poor Emily.” (33) 32 III. 34 - 40 • Emily bought rat poison. 32 IV. 43 • The town people thought Emily would kill herself. Image 18: Arsenic
  • 42. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrativ Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 32 III. 34 - 40 • Town people disagreed and gossiped. • ”She will persuade him yet”, because Homer Barron had remarked—he’s not a marrying man (IV. Paragraph 43). • Some town ladies interfered, and for the Baptist minister to called upon her. • The next Sunday, Emily and Homer again drove about the street.The following day, the minister’s wife wrote to Emily’s relations in Alabama. (IV. 44) Image 13: Homer Barron
  • 43. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrative Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 32 IV. 45 • Emily went to the jeweler’s and order a man’s toilet set in silver, with the letter H.B. on each piece. She also bought a complete outfit of men’s clothing, including a nightshirt. The town people believed that “They are married.” 32 IV. 46, 47 • The town people were surprised that Homer Barron had gone. (46) • ”Within three days Homer Barron was back in town. A neighbor saw the Negro man admit him at the kitchen door at dusk one evening”. (46) • "And that was the last we saw of Homer Barron. And of Miss Emily for some time." (47)
  • 44. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrativ Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 32 II. 15 - 24 • Emily’s sweetheart “the one we believed would marry her had deserted her.” (15) • The smell developed. After Emily’s neighbor’s complaint, Judge Stevens (80 years old) investigated the source of the smell without result. (15-24) 40 I. 2 IV. 49 • She give china painting lessons to the ladies (daughters and granddaughters of Colonel Sartoris’s contemporaries) for 6-7 years. (IV. 49) • In 1894, Colonel Sartoris remitted the taxes of Miss Emily Grierson. (I. 2) Image 19: Grierson’s House 1
  • 45. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrative Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 52 II. 14 • Colonel Sartoris died—Emily was 52. 52~54 I. 5 • Emily was about 52~54. Emily stopped given china painting lesson to the town ladies—Since that time, nobody visited the Grierson house. 52~54 IV. 50 • The second generation became the backbone of the town.They stopped sending girls to Miss Emily’s painting class. • “When the town got free postal delivery Miss Emily alone refused to let them fasten the metal numbers above her door and attach a mailbox to it. She would not listen to them.” Image 20: Grierson’s House 2
  • 46. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrativ Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 62 I. 4-14 • Emily was 62 (“a small, fat woman in black, . . . . She looked bloated, like a body long submerged in motionless water, and of that pallid hue.”) • The town aldermen asked Emily Grierson to pay taxes, but she refused. (I. 4-14) 74 IV. 48, 53 • Emily died at the age of 74. (48) • “She died in one of the downstairs rooms, in a heavy walnut bed with a curtain, her gray head propped on a pillow yellow and moldly with age and lack of sunlight.” (53) Image 10: Emily on Mirror
  • 47. Summary Time (Emily’s Age) Narrative Order (Section, Paragraph) Event 74 I. 1-2 V. 55 • The town people went to Miss Emily Grierson’s funeral. (1-2) • Miss Emily was put “beneath a mass of bought flowers, with the crayon face of her father musing profoundly above the bier. . . .” (55) • Two female cousins came to the funeral. (55) 74 V. 56-60 • After the funeral, the town people intruded into Emily’s bedroom, which no one had seen in forty years. • Emily’s room was furnished as for a bridal, with the curtain of rose color. And they found a man’s body lay in the bed, with a long strand of iron-gray hair.
  • 48. Summary Image 21: Emily and Dead Homer
  • 49. Theme
  • 50. Themes Image 22:Tradition vs Change
  • 51. Themes Image 23: Living in the Past
  • 52. Themes Image 23: Living in the Past
  • 53. Themes Image 24: Death of Old South
  • 54. Themes Image 24: Death of Old South
  • 55. Themes Image 22:Tradition vs Change
  • 56. Themes Image 22:Tradition vs Change
  • 57. Point ofView
  • 58. Point ofView Image 25:Townsmen
  • 59. Point ofView Image 25:Townsmen
  • 60. Point ofView Image 26: Rose
  • 61. Point ofView Image 26: Rose
  • 62. Point ofView Image 27: Emily’sActions
  • 63. Point ofView Image 27: Emily’sActions
  • 64. Symbols
  • 65. Symbols Image 12: EmilyGrierson
  • 66. Symbols Image 19: Grierson’s House 1
  • 67. Symbols Image 13: Homer Barron
  • 68. Symbols Image 14:Tobe
  • 69. Symbols Image 7: Reconstruction Period 3
  • 70. Resolution
  • 71. Resolution Image 28: Hands
  • 72. Resolution Image 28: Hands
  • 73. Southern Gothic Literature
  • 74. Southern Gothic Literature Image 29: Southern Gothic
  • 75. Southern Gothic Literature Image 29: Southern Gothic
  • 76. Gothic Style Image 30: Example of Gothic Literature
  • 77. Gothic Style Image 30: Example of Gothic Literature
  • 78. Southern Gothic Literature Image 31: Southern Gothic 2
  • 79. Southern Gothic Literature Image 31: Southern Gothic 2
  • 80. Southern Gothic – William Faulkner – “A Rose to Emily”
  • 81. Southern Gothic – William Faulkner – “A Rose to Emily”
  • 82. Southern Gothic – William Faulkner – “A Rose to Emily”
  • 83. End
  • 84. References:
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  • 87. References:
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