What is the author trying to impress on the reader from the first lines of the text "A Rose for Emily"? Thank you!
The first line of Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" reads: "When Mis Emily Greirson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old manservant -- a combined gardener and a cook -- had seen in at least ten years."
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