Analysis Of A Rose For Emily As A Piece Of Southern Gothic Literature
A rose for Emily is a Southern Gothic piece due to its eerie,mysterious elements, and the southern environment, but this piece is also romantic. There is no idealization of humanization, but there is a mystery expressed in a terrifying way in Emily’s heart, with an emphasis on distant time and place.The existence of death and decomposition is prominent in the description of “Rose for Emily”, especially Emily and her home. Emily is energetic and energetic, but a narrator representing the people of the city describes her as ‘swelling and for a long time soaked in still water’. It is also mentioned many times that a layer of dust covers Emily’s house and belongings, ‘it smells like dust and waste and smells moist nearby.’ Of course, the most terrifying moment is when Emily discovers that he has accumulated dead bodies. First, the disassembled body of Homer, as his father and reader finally discover. Strong impact of prevalence classifies ‘Emily for’ as Gothic literature.But ‘Emily Rose’ also gives off romanticism in a twisted form. Emily seeks love and acceptance, but cannot adapt to society and get them. In this way, Emily never gets the attention she wants. The reader knows that the old lover abandoned Emily, so she longed for someone to call her. Emily expresses her emotions by killing Homer and keeping her body in the room on the second floor. When the town people discover these rooms, they are ‘decorated like a bride: on the faded pink balance curtain, on the shaded pink lights ..’ and Rose is in love Being a symbol, Emily put him as a monument in the bridal room so that his love for expressing Homer kills him and keeps him with her forever. Emily’s house used to be romantic because it was beautiful and beautiful, but now it is old and exotic.The narrator said, ‘It used to be a big, square house,’ but over time, after the garage and raw cotton reached Emily’s house, it was a ‘monster between the eyes.’ Readers know that the city of Jefferson is also very old because of the soldiers’ grave since the Civil War. Because of its emotional content and its outdated environment, ‘Rose for Emily’ can not only be regarded as a South Gothic, but also as a romantic piece.
The Rose in ‘A Rose for Emily’ is a symbol of the piety readers would receive after reading her story. It’s an old lady named Emily. She is the daughter of a rich man who was known in the city as a hero. Emily’s father was very overprotective of her and when he dies, she keeps her body because she really loved him. The city hits his heart when he sees a man named Homer. When Emily learns that he leaves her after she tells him that she loves him, she bought rat poison and killed Homer. Her neighbors complain of a stende, and when she dies, they find the decaying bodies of her father and homer. Of the five reactions of the readers, three can be found as such: character and fear of change; symbolism and how you should accept Emily’s actions; and anthropology examining male superiority in history.
The review of character literature can be used to analyze ‘a rose for Emily’ to show how death changes an individual. She did so for three days, with ministers calling her and the doctors and trying to convince her to get rid of the body. This shows the message he tried to keep, even after his death. Although it was a sad moment for Emily, she was free of her father’s control. She didn’t seize this opportunity because she wasn’t used to changing and didn’t want to adapt to it. All the men who wanted his hand growing up were denied Emily’s hand. Soon after, Emily fell in love with a guy named Homer and showed how she started loving someone. She told Homer about his deep love for him. He was scared and wanted to leave her, so Emily killed him and kept her body so she could feel like she was with him until he died. He tried to replace the empty space his father had in his heart, but it soon became the same idea that his father had to be overprotective and avoid him from doing anything. She was sad that her father had left her and that she didn’t want to lose someone she loved again. Another example of the story reads: ‘She was sick for a long time. When we saw her again, her hair was cut, so she looked like a girl, with a vague resemblance to those angels in the colorful windows of the church, which were somehow tragic and cheerful’.’ This shows how Emily changed radically and endured her father’s death.
The hidden message that William Faulkner tried to express in his story was the interpretation of the next steps in Emily’s actions. ‘I want arsenic.’ But the law requires them to tell them what you’re going to use it for. Faulkner referred to premonitions that would probably not be noticed, and no one knows exactly who will be killed. Another event in the story that shows foreboding occurs when: ‘A neighbor saw the black man admit it at the kitchen door at sunset one night. And that’s the last we saw of Homer Barron. It also shows what Homer’s disappearance was like, whether he left Emily unnoticed or that she killed him. It’s also interesting to see how he doesn’t die with Homer and die in the basement. Either she regretted her actions or she didn’t want her crazy daughter to be remembered, who died with her lover.
Finally, ‘A Rose for Emily’ can be analyzed by anthropology. Faulkner explains the role of women in the south and how they were seen from the point of view of men. ‘When Mrs. Emily Greisen died, our entire city went to her funeral: men for a kind of respectful affection for a fallen monument. This shows how they were only interested in being housewives, how the good old days left women in seronen. Emily had a feminist struggle when ‘her father refused to ask young people to spend time with Emily.’ Emily was locked up and was not allowed to go out with her or even leave her home. Although her father died, she kept her body to feel her presence, even though he had disappeared spiritually. He also kept Homer’s body because he wanted to leave it. Emily didn’t want to lose someone she loved, so she slept with her body to pretend things never changed. The critique of response to character reading was used to analyze fear of change, symbolism to anticipate Emily’s actions and treat men better than women in history. Emily suffered for being blind and denying change. The rose is given to her because she died to comfort her and let her know that change is a good thing to see a bud blooming in a rose, and Emily remained like an outbreak.