I need a debateable thesis about how growing old and deterioration is apparent in "A Rose For Emily."

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You might want to think about how, throughout this excellent and rather chilling short story, Miss Emily is presented as something of an anachronism in her society. It is clear that she is shown to be some form of remnant of an earlier, now obsolete age, and there is a great quote in the first section of this short story that you can use to suggest this idea:

It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated with cupolas and spires and scrolled balconies in the heavily lightsome style of the seventies, set on what had once been our...

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