From what point of view is "A Rose for Emily" told?
The point of view is that of the town itself, told from an unnamed narrator’s perspective but sharing the town’s feelings.
The point of view of the story is first person, but not the typical first person. There is not one named narrator whose mind we follow. Instead, it is “our town.” It is almost as if the town itself is telling the story, or one person is sharing multiple perspectives gleamed from rumors. Small towns tend to have a collective consciousness. It is this consciousness that narrates the story.
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