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A Brief Commentary for  "A rose for emily"

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juank005 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 9, 2011 at 2:49 PM via web

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A Brief Commentary for  "A rose for emily"

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bluebutterb | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted May 2, 2012 at 11:08 AM (Answer #1)

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I think it is a wonderful story. It is written in outsider's point of view, only describing what as ousiders they see; giving the reader a chance to put themselves into their shoes. It seems to be a bit confusing at first, although its descriptions gave already the readers an eerie sense that something bad has occured. Then in the end when the theme reveals and the readers discovers that Emily killed her own lover, a chill comes and although a bit of admiring Emily's cold-blooded love, the main feeling is of fear.

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