In "A Rose for Emily," are there several antagonists?

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One could argue that there are several antagonistic forces at work in Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily."  First, the obvious antagonist in the story is the culture of the town that impedes Miss Emily 's character and causes her to live as a recluse.  She appears to...

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